The next physical property of fabrics to be covered is that of “stretch.” But the attribute of fabric stretch has associated properties that are as important as the stretch characteristic itself.
Stretch is a physical property of fabrics, but the attribute of fabric stretch has associated properties that are as important as the stretch characteristic itself.
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The ability of a fabric to take in and hold liquid into the fiber, yarn or spaces between yarns in…view in glossary
The rate of air flow passing through a known fabric area under a specified air pressure differential between the two…view in glossary
A state or situation in which a person is relaxed and does not have any physically unpleasant feelings caused by…view in glossary
As related to moisture management testing, the engineered or inherent transport of aqueous liquid such as perspiration or water (relates…view in glossary
The ability of fabric to transport liquid through its structure to the opposite side or across the surface or its…view in glossary
In moisture management testing, the measured time it takes for a specified volume of liquid in a fabric to evaporate…view in glossary
Stretch & Growth
Stretch & Growth: Knitted Fabrics
Stretch & Growth: Woven Fabrics