Bembergizing

BEMBERGIZING
A German process for giving a high lustre to worsted yarn. The yam is also considerably elongated. In a bath of bisulphite of soda the yam is treated at a high temperature and under tension to prevent shrinkage, it is then boiled for an hour in a weak solution of mineral acid, under relaxing tension, and finally well rinsed in water.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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