Chapter_1_-_Introduction_-_Textile_Science_Fall_2011-Student_Version

Chapter_1_-_Introduction_-_Textile_Science_Fall_2011-Student_Version

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UNDERSTANDING TEXTILES INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 1
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2 textile a broad classification of materials cloth  or  fabric weaving and knitting  most common means of creating fabric
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FIBERS textile fiber basic unit of a textile smallest  part natural or manufactured exist in nature  created thru technology basic requirements for use in textiles  a length 100 times its diameter fineness, flexibility, strength, durability required for  chemical, physical, mechanical 3
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YARNS yarn   assembly of fibers twisted or held together in a continuous  strand different fibers can make yarns look different different yarns of same fiber can make fabrics look  different variations twist combined yarns special treatments 4
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FABRIC STRUCTURES yarns united to form a cohesive structure   produced by hand  machine variations   endless! 5
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COLORING AND FINISHING finish   a special treatment applied to a fiber, yarn, or  fabric to alter appearance to enhance performance to overcome undesirable properties 6
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THE TEXTILE SUPPLY CHAIN international immense industrial complex fiber  yarn  fabric  product  retail   the consumer driven by the consumer 7
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THE TEXTILE SUPPLY CHAIN Fiber Producers Natural Fibers animal source - protein  wool    silk 8
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