Textiles - finishing processes

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  • Created on: 03-01-16 13:14
Mechanical processes
Using a machine to produce a finish.
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Brushing
Using rollers with wire brushes on to raise the fluff of the fabric.
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Calendaring
Using heat rollers to smooth and shine the surface of fabric.
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Stain resistance
Silicone or synthetic resin sprayed onto the fabric surface.
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Flame resistance
Applied mainly to furnashings, children's nightwear and protective clothing.
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Water resistance
Silicones are sprayed onto fabric. Different chemicals are used depending on how long the product has to be water repellent for.
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Card 2

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Using rollers with wire brushes on to raise the fluff of the fabric.

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Brushing

Card 3

Front

Using heat rollers to smooth and shine the surface of fabric.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Silicone or synthetic resin sprayed onto the fabric surface.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Applied mainly to furnashings, children's nightwear and protective clothing.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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