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14:21 Jul 1, 2009
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Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
English term or phrase: downproof
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A fabric which resists the penetration of down. The fabric may be closely woven to be downproof by nature or may be cired or coated to make it downproof.

Example sentence(s):
  • Threadcount is only part of the story when considering a fine downproof fabric for your down comforters. Even more important is the type and size of yarn, and the density with which it is woven (different than threadcount).
  • This 30 denier 1.1 oz/sq yd downproof nylon ripstop is breathable and extremely lightweight. It is a high quality choice for shells, ultralite quilts and sleeping bags.
  • Placing reliance on thread count as an indicator of the downproof quality of fabric is a mistake. What is important is the type and size of yarn, the density with which it is woven (which is a different issue than thread count), and the specialized finishing techniques needed to insure the fabric's downproof qualities. DeWoolfson Down
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Definition from Miele:
Sisäkankaan on oltava tietyssä mielessä erityiskuitua, koska toisaalta sen on oltava höyhenen- ja untuvanpitävä, mutta toisaalta sen tulee myös läpäistä ilmaa.

Example sentence(s):
  • Untuvanpitävä Down Proof -nailon sisävuori. - Partioaitta  
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Definition from own experience or research:
Esimerkiksi Joutsen-tuotteet ovat untuvatiiviitä. Kankaiden untuvatiiviys varmistetaan Joutsen Finland Oy:n tehtaalla ilmanläpäisymittauksilla.

Example sentence(s):
  • Joutsen®-untuvatakkien kankaat ovat untuvatiiviitä, hengittäviä, vettä ja likaa hylkiviä mikrokuitukankaita. Asujen untuvatäyte on puhdistettu samalla Joutsen Down System™ -jalostusmenetelmällä kuin Allergia- ja Astmaliiton myöntämän yhteistyötunnuksen saaneet Joutsen-untuvapeitteet ja -tyynytkin. - Kauppalehti  
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