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Chapter 20 - o Polyester, polypropylene, polyethylene,...

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Chapter 20 – Other Fabric Construction Methods Multi-component fabrics: Multi-component fabrics: products created by combining two or more textile materials (fibers, yarns, fabrics) Carpets: Three dimensional structures achieved by stitching pile yarns into a base fabric or by special weaving processes that include base yarns and pile yarns Over 90% of U.S. carpets are made by tufting Tufting: o Punching 1 st component (loops of yarn)through 2 nd component (woven or nonwoven backing) Textile-reinforced composites: One or more textile components impregnated with or embedded in a resin matrix o Glass, carbon, ceramic, or aramid fibers may be used
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Unformatted text preview: o Polyester, polypropylene, polyethylene, epoxy matrix o Quality based on adhesion between fiber and matrix o Aerospace materials, sports equipment Embroidery: Method of decorating fabrics o 2 components: Fabric base Decorative yarn-Crewel embroidery Crewel wool Traditional embroidery type o Cross-stitch embroidery 2 stitches form an X o Needlepoint embroidery Hundreds of tiny stitches are covering canvas base Applique o Often combined with embroidery o Base fabric with small decorative pieces of cloth applied on top...
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