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Flashcards in Fabric Finishes Deck (21):
1

What is proban?

Flame resistant

2

What is Teflon and Scotchguard?

Stain resistant

3

What is minimum iron and sanfor plus?

Crease resistant

4

What are the implications for the manufacturer and consumer (advantages)?

Improves the finish

5

What are the implications for the manufacturer and consumer (disadvantages)?

Costly
Changes the feel of the fabric
Need reapplication

6

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

7

What does scotchguard do?

Effective treatment protects carpets and fabrics without changing the feel of the fabric.
Invisible

8

What does a fabric finish do?

Improve its appearance and makes it more useful

9

What are biological finishes?

Bacteria/Enzymes used on plant based fibres

10

Why are finishes use?

Enhance appearance
Changes Texture
Improves feel
Modify care and wear properties

11

What is brushing?

Metal wires are used to raise the surface, softer

12

What is embossing?

Engraved rollers create a relief pattern
Texture changes

13

What is calendaring?

Heavy rollers press the fabric surface

14

What is pressing?

Smoothen the fabric

15

What is shrinkage

Steamed and placed over a vibrating belt

16

What is water repellent finish?

Flureochemical used, a resin coated

17

Why is something water repellent not waterproof?

Saturated

18

What is a stain resistant finish?

Flureochemical used, a resin coated, dirt prevented from clinging to the fabric

19

What is a shrink resistant finish?

Remove fabric scales with resin or chlorine (wool scales)

20

What is a crease resistant finish?

Add a resin

21

What is a flame-resistant finish?

Chemical applied