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Satin weave (1)

its smallest repeat is 5/5, the distance between the binding points and the direction of these is in compliance with a consecutive number which is determined in line with given rules and according to the size of weave repeat. On the right side of weft s. w., weft thread predominates; warp s. w. sees a preponderance of warp thread on the right side. As a rule the binding points in the satin are not in contact with each other. S. w. gives a fabric a smooth and glossy surface. S. w. is used most often in silk fabrics, and it is also commonly used in cotton and woolfabrics. Among the most commonly used derived s. w. are broken satin, atlas weave construction with pieced-up points , two-step sateen, shaded sateen, reinforced satin and adria weave.



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