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adjective A popular term referring to an increased muscle mass resulting from weight lifting
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Commenting on Octa's appearance and properties, Teijin says, "The voids between the eight projections result in a highly functional fiber for sweat absorption, rapid drying and bulkiness. The voids also improve heat shielding and insulation properties, as well as create the lightweight feel of hollow yarn at roughly half the weight of yam of similar thickness."
The disadvantage of these past devices was size and bulkiness. With Endymed, hardtoreach corners of the face, like the eye areas, can be reached safely and efficiently.
In this way, it retains the properties required to further process it into carpeting - volume and bulkiness - and it is transformed from smooth filament yarn into textured endless yarn (bulked continuous yarn - BCF).
The thin, lightweight material (W600) has been shown to reduce noise by 40% without adding substantial thickness or bulkiness, according to independent laboratory testing results comparing it to materials without the additional sound barrier fabric layer from PGI.
The original version of the Jukebox, which launched in 2000, offered 6GB of storage, but was criticised for its bulkiness and unconventional styling.
Moreover, the relatively high cost and physical bulkiness of most oscillating hauloffs made them unlikely retrofit candidates for many processors.
In fact, spunjet nonwoven fabrics demonstrate unique properties: 25% to 30% higher tensile strength and 50% to 80% more bulkiness.
H1 is the apparent bulkiness of the first protruding area; H2 is the apparent bulkiness of the first flat area; Wl is the apparent maximum width of the first protruding area; W2 is the apparent maximum width of the first flat area; L1 is the apparent maximum length of the first protruding area; and L2 is the apparent maximum length of the first flat area.
With this new investment, RKW will offer the nonwovens industry a new generation of nonwoven products with enhanced bulkiness and softness, exceptional tensile strength and MD:CD ratios close to 1:1.
Last year, the company said it was reconfiguring one of its lines to produce a three-layer material containing two sheets of spunbonded polypropylene surrounding a layer of fluff pulp that features better characteristics for personal care wipes such as bulkiness, softness and increased resistance.
Spunjet provides bulkiness, softness, tensile strength and a MD:CD ratio close to one.
Among the benefits of making wet wipes with cotton spunlace fabric, compared to synthetic materials, are: 100% biodegradability, environmental friendliness, excellent absorbency, superb natural feel, high wet strength, excellent marketability and softness, bulkiness and flexibility, according to the company.