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Chemical stability:
the ability of a material to resist degradation from the action of chemicals such as acids, alkalis, solvents and oils.
Last referenced in: Nanotechnology in Technical Textiles and Apparel (Technical Textile Markets Issue 84)

Chemiluminescence products:
products which glow when one liquid chemical containing special fluorescers interacts with another (an activator).

a yarn consisting of a cut pile which may be one or more of a variety of fibres helically positioned around axial threads that secure it. Gives a thick, soft tufty silk or worsted velvet cord or yarn typically used in embroidery and for trimmings.

a very light, transparent fabric in a plain weave.
Last referenced in: Survey of the European fabric fairs for spring/summer 2014 (Textile Outlook International Issue 162)

textiles with a mottled pattern.
Last referenced in: Survey of the European Fabric Fairs for Spring/Summer 2012 (Textile Outlook International Issue 150)

fabric designs which are derived from or which are imitations of Chinese motifs.

a glazed, printed, plain-weave fabric, usually made of cotton.

Chopped strand mat (composites):
a glass-fibre reinforcement consisting of short strands of fibre arranged in a random pattern and held together with a binder.

cost, insurance and freight.
Last referenced in: Waterproof Breathable Fabrics: New Technologies for Greater Comfort (Technical Textile Markets Issue 73)

Circle lay:
trade name for rope produced in a wire-rope construction but from a fibre blend by American Manufacturing Corporation.

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