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METAL THREAD [1 record]

Record 1 2000-03-27


Subject field(s)
  • Textile Industries
  • Thread Spinning (Textiles)

Metallic yarns are usually made from strips of a synthetic film, such as polyester, coated with metallic particles. In another method, aluminum foil strips are sandwiched between layers of film. Metallic yarns may also be made by twisting a strip of metal around a natural or [manufactured] core yarn, producing a metal surface.


  • Industries du textile
  • Filature (Textiles)

Fil luisant, or ou argent, utilisé pour la couture décorative à la main ou à la machine.


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