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an impermeable sheet of polymer, used in contact with soil or rock as part of a civil engineering operation. Geomembranes are used for such applications as lining reservoirs and waste dumps.
Last referenced in: Markets for geosynthetic products and profiles of five leading manufacturers (Technical Textile Markets Issue 92)

a fine lightweight open fabric woven in crêpe yarns.

a permeable textile cloth used in contact with soil or rock as part of a civil engineering operation.
Last referenced in: Global technical textiles business update, 1st quarter 2014 (Technical Textile Markets Issue 96)

glass fibre reinforced plastic.
Last referenced in: Editorial: Carbon Fibre in Cars: Concept or Future Megamarket? (Technical Textile Markets Issue 80)

a waist- or hip-length garment, usually sleeveless, fastening up the front; sometimes made from a quilted fabric, and designed to be worn over a blouse or shirt.
Last referenced in: Profile of Craghoppers: a leading supplier of world travel and adventure clothing (Performance Apparel Markets Issue 48)

Gimped yarn:
a yarn similar to bouclé in which the effect component is wrapped around the core yarn either tightly or loosely according to the amount of excess delivery and the doubling twist inserted. Generally speaking, bouclé yarns exhibit an irregula

a plain-weave lightweight fabric, usually made of cotton, with small checks.
Last referenced in: Survey of the European Fabric Fairs for Autumn/Winter 2014/15 (Textile Outlook International Issue 166)

a factory where cotton ginning takes place.

the process of separating cotton lint from the seed.
Last referenced in: Trade and trade policy: leading clothing suppliers to the USA (Global Apparel Markets Issue 2)

Glass transition temperature (Tg):
the temperature at which the polymer changes from a glass to a rubbery state.

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