Belting Yarns

The long beard hairs of the camel are spun into yams for belting, carpets, etc. (see Camel Hair)

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • Camel Hair Yarns — The camel gives two kinds of hair A short downy body hair and a coarse long and strong beard hair, which is used for yarns for making belting. The soft downy hair is used for yarns for dressing gowns, rugs etc. The long hair is removed from the… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Ducks, Belting — Very heavy, plain cloth used for driving belts, 42 in. wide, 20 ends and 16 picks per inch, 8 s T., 4 s W. Yarns must be of good staple and clean cotton. The cloth is required to have great breaking strength. It must be well woven and quite level …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Fibronia — A proprietary name for a fibre made of a grass. It is carded with shoddy and used for carpets or belting yarns …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • textile — /teks tuyl, til/, n. 1. any cloth or goods produced by weaving, knitting, or felting. 2. a material, as a fiber or yarn, used in or suitable for weaving: Glass can be used as a textile. adj. 3. woven or capable of being woven: textile fabrics. 4 …   Universalium

  • industrial polymers, major — Introduction       chemical compounds used in the manufacture of synthetic industrial materials.       In the commercial production of plastics, elastomers, man made fibres, adhesives, and surface coatings, a tremendous variety of polymers are… …   Universalium

  • Camel Hair — The soft downy hair from the haunches and under part of the camel. Length of fibre is 4 in up to 10 in. The yarn is a soft worsted type and much used for carpets, hosiery, hatting, dressing gowns rugs etc. Spun into about 30 s counts and then… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • duck — duck1 /duk/, n., pl. ducks, (esp. collectively for 1, 2) duck. 1. any of numerous wild or domesticated web footed swimming birds of the family Anatidae, esp. of the genus Anas and allied genera, characterized by abroad, flat bill, short legs, and …   Universalium

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