Cutting through the jargon
This glossary is a resource aimed at helping share and simplify both generic and industry specific information, expertise and knowledge. This service is provided as a committment to visitors to our site and the industry as whole. Although we aim to ensure that all the content is correct, please bear in mind that some areas of the industry move fast and terminology and its application can change.
A stripe design with an irregular spacing between the lines.
Extruded filament yarn (or tow), the component macromolecules of which have a low degree of orientation. Note: undrawn yarn and tow represent intermediate stages in the production of some synthetic yams and staple fibres respectively.
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Representing the Empire
The golden age of the British empire demanded pomp and pageantry, both at home and abroad. Red, blue and gold Hainsworth cloth delivered the tradition and prestige required by the grandest of state and court occasions.