Roving

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Description

Fibers that have been cleaned and lightly twisted together. Rovings are produced as an intermediate step in the preparation of yarn.

Synonyms and Related Terms

slubbing; mecha (Esp.)

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971
  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990

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