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BACKING YARN [1 record]

Record 1 1999-06-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Textile Industries
  • Textile Weaving (Textile Industries)
  • Carpets and Floor Coverings
DEF

Backing yarn: in a pile fabric ... the base yarn that holds the pile yarn in place; formed by the stuffer yarn and the warp and filling yarn in the fabric.

DEF

Backing Yarn: The yarn normally found on the inside of a fleece garment. Usually napped to create the soft lining of fleece.

CONT

In carpets, pile refers to the face yarn, as opposed to backing or support yarn.

CONT

Kraftcord - A tightly twisted yarn made from plant fibers and used as backing yarn in woven carpet.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Industries du textile
  • Tissage (Industries du textile)
  • Tapis et revêtements de sol
CONT

Dans les tapis, le velours désigne le fil d'endroit par opposition au fil de renfort ou de support.

Spanish

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