Weaving Preparation. Part I: An Introduction


To produce woven fabrics, the produced yarns should go through certain processes to be prepared to use as ‘Warp’ yarns and as ‘Weft’.  Woven fabrics consist of two sets of yarns, Warp and Weft, which are interlaced together at 90 degree angle.  Warp are the yarns longwise the fabrics, weft are the yarns that go crosswise.  The interlacing process takes place on the weaving machine, which will be discussed some where else.  Figure (1), shows a general weaving steps of woven fabric from yarn to garments.

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