Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Residual Shrinkage

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9929

n A term describing the amount of shrinkage remaining in a fabric after finishing, expressed as a percentage of the dimensions before finishing.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA