drapability

drapability

(ˌdreɪpəˈbɪlɪtɪ) or

drapeability

n
(Textiles) the capacity to be draped
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Generally, you want them to be hot in order to get any stickiness or drapability to them, and if they're hot, you're usually not using your hands to work with them; you're usually using automated equipment.
These composites can provide customized drapability, flexibility, elasticity and recovery based on the versatility of its elastomeric netting.
Research is being conducted to increase the application of lyocell fibers in various applications because of their good drapability, high tenacity, and highly absorbent nature.
After processing the finished fabric has an improved hand and look, as well as enhanced stability, drapability, tailorability and luster.
Elasto UK has also developed softer grades that it says offer excellent drapability.
Another is that by altering the ratios of hydrophilic pulp and hydrophobic polymer, a wide range of material properties can be yielded, including web stability, drapability, thickness and hand feel.
The behaviour of an embroidery garment in the process of wear is studied by measuring the embroidery design drapability, bending length, and crease recovery before washing as well as after 10 and 30 washing cycles [18].
Modern factories have given the old foam-backed products a much better hand and drapability," said Barry Goodner, vice president of merchandising, soft windows, for Springs Global.
This biodegradable thermoplastic imparts good foldability and drapability, aids printing, and adds moisture barrier.
WJC offers drapability, ease of cutting and excellent seam alignment on furniture.
Excelling in water absorbability, ventilation and flexibility, Kraflex features a pleasant feel to the touch and drapability.