Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Braid

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1546

n (1) A narrow textile band, often used as trimming or binding, formed by plaiting several strands of yarn. The fabric is formed by interfacing the yarns diagonally to the production axis of the material. (2) In aerospace textiles, a system of three or more yarns which are interlaced in such a way that no two yarns are twisted around each other.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA