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YOUR COMPLETE PROMOWEAR SUPPLIER What does it mean? POLYAMIDES, Synthetic fiber. BONDED FABRIC are two differnt layers of fabric combined into one. POLYESTER is the most important fiber of all synthetic fibers, see synthetic fibers. CANVAS is an extremly heavy duty fabric, often made of cotton. Used for making sails, bags, shoes and other funktions where sturdiness is re quired. POPLIN is a fabric consisting of silk warp with a weft of worsted yarn. PU is an abbreviation of Polyurethane, which is a water resistant film (or coating) used for example on outwear as jackets and bags. REGENATE FIBRE is the name of art silk developed of the cellulose fibre. Most common is viscose, modal and acetate. RIBBING is a pattern in which vertical stripes of stockinette stitch alternative with vertical stripes of reverse stockinette stitch. It gives more elasticity. RINGSPUN FABRIC means of taking the rougher feel of raw cotton and making it smoother to the touch. Essentially, the process for producing ringspun fabric in volved using a spinning method, such as on a spinning wheel, to create a slightly finer thread. ACRYLIC, see Synthetic fibers. CVC (Chief Value Cotton) is a mix of high quality cotton and polyester, where cotton is more than 50%. EASY CARE is an expression that means easy to handle and manage through time. The product has been treated mechanically or with chemicals to make ironing or pressing easier. The treatment will fade away over time. ELASTANE is a common name for a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity. One of the most ® famous is LYCRA . FLEECE is the common name for a soft fabric, usually made of polyester. Have a short pile and the fabric is both warm and breathable. FULLY FASHIONED means that the garment have been produced in knitted pre-shaped pieces. GAUGE RIP-STOP is a light-weight nylon fabric with inter-woven ripstop reinforce ment threads in a crosshatch pattern. SINGLE JERSEY a fine fabric most often used to make t-shirts. is the unit of measure that refers to the knitting machines fineness size. SLUB soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design INTERLOCK is a joined closely knit textile fabric, mostly used as lining. COMBED COTTON is a soft version of cotton, a method where the shorter fibres have been removed leaving the f ibres well paralleled. The yarn takes colouring better, will get stronger and softer. SOFT SHELL is a term used on soft materials with the ability to block water partially, and comes with different degrees of water resistance and breath ability. CARDED COTTON, compared to combed cotton, this process is not as smooth, having more fibres “sticking out” and is often a little bit rougher. ® LYCRA is a registrated brand from INVISTA, see Elastane. MESH is a ”net” looking textile, often used in the inside of sport garments. MICRO FLEECE is the same as fleece but with a shorter pile. See fleece. OPEN END SPINNING is a technology for creating yarn without using a spindle. It’s not suitable for thin yarn. OTTOMAN is a fabric with a pronounced ribbed or corded effect, often made of silk or a mixture. OXFORD is a type of woven fabric, the unbalanced con struction of the fabric causes the thin yarns to break and leave tiny holes. Commonly found in cotton shirting. PIQUÉ is a weaving style, normally used with cotton. Characterized by raised parallel cords or fine ribbing. SPUN DYED Spun dyed is a process where pigment is added in to the fiber itself. This significantly reduces the amount of water and chemical use in production. In addition, this environmentally friendly technique ensures better color depth and color fastness. SYNTHETIC FIBERS is a collection name of all fibres that been artifcial produced out of synthetic polymers. Most com mon is polyester, polyamides and acrylic. TACTEL is a trademarked brand produced by Invista. It has a cotton like feel. T/C is a shortname for polyester/cotton mix, where polyester makes ca 65%. TAFFETA is a crisp, smooth woven fabric made from silk or synthetic fibres. TASLAN, usually synthetic fibres are single fibres is a fibre that gives a rougher, rather then shiny textile, suitable for decoration. TWILL comes from a method of weaving textiles that have a high wear and tear quality. Jeans, work wear and some shirts are often made from twill. VISCOSE, see regenerate fibres. ® VELCRO is a brand name of fabric hook-and-loop fasten ers, but it’s so well known that it has become the generic term for a type of product. 123