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Abrasion - Textile Terms Dictionary - All Fiber Arts

Abrasion - Common textile terms and their meaning**

Abrasion - Textile Terms

Definition:


Abrasion tests determine the ability of a fabric to withstand damage by friction. This is dependent on the fineness of the fibre, the amount of twist of the yarn and the weave structure of the fabric. Yarns that have a a firmer and tighter twist are generally more resistant to abrasion.

Translations:

English:
Finnish:
French: epreuve d'abrasion
German: scheuerprufing
Italian: prova abrasione
Norwegian:
Spanish: resistencia a la abrasion
Swedish:
trans:ispytanie prochnosti na istiranie

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