Textiles - Fabric Finishes

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  • Created on: 19-02-14 09:55
What is a fabric finish?
A finish applied to a fabric to improve appearance and other properties
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Why are they used?
To improve the fabric
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What can change the texture of a fabric?
Embossing, brushing or smoothing
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What ways could improve the feel?
Making it softer, crisper, firmer
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Name some wearing qualities that would improve the fabric
Crease resistance, stain resistance, flammability, water proof
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What properties would modify care requirements?
Easy wash, quick dry, less shrinkage
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What type of finish is BRUSHING?
Mechanical
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What process is brushing?
Fabric passed through wire rollers which brush the fabric leaving it soft and fluffy. used on cotton
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What type of finish is MOTH PROOFING?
Chemical
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What is done to make it moth proof?
Chemicals applied to make them inedible to moths. used on wool.
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Why are they used?

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To improve the fabric

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What can change the texture of a fabric?

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What ways could improve the feel?

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Name some wearing qualities that would improve the fabric

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