Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Blend

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1393

n (1) A mixture, such as a mixture of solvents or a mixture of inks. (2) A yarn obtained when two or more staple fibers are combined in a textile process for producing spun yarns (e.g., at opening, carding, or drawing). (3) A fabric that contains a blended yarn (of the same fiber content) in the warp and filling. See  Alloy.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA