Flashcards in Fabric Finishes Deck (21):
What is proban?
What is Teflon and Scotchguard?
What is minimum iron and sanfor plus?
What are the implications for the manufacturer and consumer (advantages)?
Improves the finish
What are the implications for the manufacturer and consumer (disadvantages)?
Changes the feel of the fabric
What does teflon do?
fends off stains on wool, cotton, blends without chaning weight or the feel
Repels oil and water
Has hydrophillic molecules attract water to release stains
What does scotchguard do?
Effective treatment protects carpets and fabrics without changing the feel of the fabric.
What does a fabric finish do?
Improve its appearance and makes it more useful
What are biological finishes?
Bacteria/Enzymes used on plant based fibres
Why are finishes use?
Modify care and wear properties
What is brushing?
Metal wires are used to raise the surface, softer
What is embossing?
Engraved rollers create a relief pattern
What is calendaring?
Heavy rollers press the fabric surface
What is pressing?
Smoothen the fabric
What is shrinkage
Steamed and placed over a vibrating belt
What is water repellent finish?
Flureochemical used, a resin coated
Why is something water repellent not waterproof?
What is a stain resistant finish?
Flureochemical used, a resin coated, dirt prevented from clinging to the fabric
What is a shrink resistant finish?
Remove fabric scales with resin or chlorine (wool scales)
What is a crease resistant finish?
Add a resin