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FALT KNIT FABRIC [1 record]

Record 1 2000-03-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Textile Industries
  • Knitted and Stretch Fabrics
DEF

A fabric made on a flat-knitting machine, as distinguished from tubular fabrics made on a circular-knitting machine.

CONT

While tricot and milanese warp-knit fabrics (non-run) are knit in flat form, the trade uses the term flat-knit fabric to refer to weft-knit fabrics made on a flat machine, rather than warp-knit fabrics.

Key term(s)
  • falt knit fabric
  • flat knitted fabric

French

Domaine(s)
  • Industries du textile
  • Tricot et tissus extensibles
CONT

[Les tricots cueillis] : Ce sont des articles réalisés avec un seul et même fil : ils sont obtenus par une succession de boucles formées par ce même fil. Le travail s'exécute rangée après rangée (dans le sens de la largeur du tricot), les boucles de la rangée en cours passant à travers les boucles (ou mailles) de la rangée précédente.

Spanish

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