Technical

James Henry Northrop Revolutionized the Power Loom

James Henry Northrop Revolutionized the Power Loom

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When the Industrial Revolution first began, inventors from all over the world were making a difference by creating innovations and ideas that helped to not only improve the way that products and goods were developed but also they greatly assisted in ...
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The History of the Automated Weaving Loom

The History of the Automated Weaving Loom

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An automatic loom, hand loom, or a frame is required to perform weaving wherein a fabric is created by interlacing warp (horizontal) and weft (vertical) yarns when they are perpendicular to each other. Among the technological inventions of looms in l...
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What is Chenille - The Development of Chenille Weaving and Fabric

What is Chenille - The Development of Chenille Weaving and Fabric

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‘Chenille’ is the French word standing for ‘caterpillar’. The name exactly describes the fabric, as it is fuzzy, soft, and feathery. The chenille type yarn is fairly modern, with the origins dating to no more than 300 years in the 18th century. This ...
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What is Jacquard - The Development of Jacquard Weaving and Fabric

What is Jacquard - The Development of Jacquard Weaving and Fabric

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Jacquard fabric, since its invention, is named so due to the style of weaving that forms it. The style is known as Jacquard weaving, which enables almost any loom to hoist self-reliant warp (vertical) threads methodically for generating a textured pa...
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What is Cotton - The Development of Cotton Weaving and Fabric

What is Cotton - The Development of Cotton Weaving and Fabric

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Cotton grows in several places on the planet but it has been familiar, cultivated, and used by different communities across the globe for centuries. It is known that cotton is one of the ancient fabrics widely used even today. However, no one exactly...
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What is Linen - The Development of Linen Weaving and Fabric

What is Linen - The Development of Linen Weaving and Fabric

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In the early days of civilization, garments were not so alluring. Fabric as what we recognise today did not exist in those days. Thus, clothing in that time was heavy and quite gross. However, in no time, the creative nature of humans came up with th...
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What is Silk - The Development of Silk Weaving and Fabric

What is Silk - The Development of Silk Weaving and Fabric

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Silk is one of the most ancient fabrics known to mankind since over 5000 years. According to the historic records, the fabric first originated in China, which is associated with a royal tale of discovery. It was from here that the fabric got a head s...
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Fabric / Textile Composition Abbreviations Chart

Fabric / Textile Composition Abbreviations Chart

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All fabrics and textiles are made from compositions of one or more fibres. These fibres fall into two categories, natural and manmade fibres. Composites of both natural and manmade fibre isn't uncommon, for instance a Poly Cotton weave is a compositi...
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Flame Retardant Fabric: British Standards For Upholstery & Curtain Fabric

Flame Retardant Fabric: British Standards For Upholstery & Curtain Fabric

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Flame retardant standards in the United Kingdom and Europe apply to domestic and contract fabrics. These materials appear within upholstery and curtain fabrics used domestically or through contracted manufacturing. Strict guidelines require testing o...
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