Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Relaxed Yarn

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9903

n A yarn treated to reduce tension and produce more uniform shrinkage or torque. Relaxation produces more uniform dyeing characteristics in regular filament yarns of nylon or polyester.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA