Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Broken End

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1609

n A broken, untied warp thread in a fabric. There are numerous causes, such as slubs, knots, improper shuttle alignment, shuttle hitting the warp shed, excessive warp tension, faulty sizing, and rough reeds, heddles, dropwires, and shuttles.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA