Drawn yarn

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Drawn yarn


A synthetic filament that is stretched after the extrusion process. This process orients the polymer molecules in the direction of the filament axis and thereby making the fiber more elastic.

Synonyms and Related Terms

drawn work; drawn-thread work, drawnwork = ajourwerk (Ned);

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985

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