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Which of the following statements is correct?
a. polypropylene olefin fibers have a low specific gravity
b. viscose rayon has high dimensional stability
c. linen has high elasticity
d. linen has high fluidity
a. polypropoylene olefin fibers have a low specific gravity
Which class of vinyl wall coverings is used in high service applications?
a. Type I
b. Type II
c. Type III
c. Type III
Finishes may be applied to fabrics to increase serviceability. Which of the followihng may tend to yellow?
a. flame-retardant coumpounds
b. fluorocarbons
c. laminated fabrics
c. laminated fabrics
Which of the following is not an installation technique used with textile wall coverings?
a. shirring
b. stapling
c. adhesive
d. lamination
d. lamination
Which of the following statements is correct?
a. with vinyl wall coverings, adhesive is applied to the vinyl prior to installation
b. with paper-backede textile structures, the adhesive is applied to the wall
c. with foam-backed structures, the adhesive is applied to the foam
a. with vinyl wall coverings, adhesive is applied to the vinyl prior to installation
drill
Relatively heavy twill - weave fabric used as a backing with vinyl all coverings
gypsum
A high-density, uncrystallized plaster used to coat the back of open-weave burlap wall coverings.
noise reduction coefficient (NRC)
numerical value that indicates the effectiveness of textile floor and wall coverings at absorbing sound (example: panel fabrics).
osnaburg
plain woven drapery fabric made of coarse, irregular yarns; originally produced in Osnaburg, Germany for use in grain and cement sacks
scrim
Flat woven fabric with low fabric count; used as backing in tufted floor covering and as reinforcing layer
shirring
gathering fabric; seen in Austrian shades and bedspread drops