Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Loose Filling

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_7029

A fabric defect that is usually seen as short, loose places in the filling caused by too little tension on the yarn in the shuttle or by the shuttle rebounding in the box. Loose filling can often be felt by an examiner when passing a hand over the surface of the fabric.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA