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Bonded Fabrics

Distroted Jacket

Caption: The laminated foam liner in this rather new jacket separated badly when drycleaned as labeled, creating the blistered appearance. Q: I have a garment that indicates it can be drycleaned...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 10/16/2015 9:47:21 AM

Yarn Slippage

Yarn slippage

Q: Upon delivery of her finished goods, a customer noticed a shifting and distortion of the yarns appearing as thin areas in the underarm of her blouse. What could have caused this? A: This conditio...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 10/12/2015 1:17:44 PM

Shoe Polish Stains

Shoe polish

Q: How do you remove wax shoe polish from the cuffs of a pair of pants? A: Test the color of a garment before starting any stain removal procedure. Place the garment on the spotting board over a w...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 10/9/2015 12:03:45 PM


Q: What does "fogging" mean? A: Some stain removal procedures require fogging for them to work effectively. To fog an area, place the area over a towel, and apply the stain removal agent. Purge ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 10/6/2015 11:11:23 AM