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WWW - THE WEIRD WORLD OF WAXED COTTON

Posted by Gary Newbold on 30th Nov 2017

WWW - THE WEIRD WORLD OF WAXED COTTON
The dark arts of waxed cotton begins with the transformation of a cotton fabric when the wax is applied. When you send your jacket for a rewax it's an entirely different process to how the fabric is waxed in the first instance. Your jacket is literally 'sponged' from a tub of hot wax. However, when the fabric is originally 'finished' at the mill, what looks like a cattle trough (well the ones I've seen) drips wax onto the fabric as it passes under the trough from roller to roller. Now I'm a fa
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