Bedford Cord Weave: Properties, Types And Uses

Bedford Cord Weave

Bedford cord is a fancy weave. It is an important weave to produce various types of decorative and heavier fabrics.

Types of Bedford Cord Weave

  1. Plain Faced Bed Ford Cord
  2. Wadded Bed Ford Cord
  3. Crepon Bed Ford Cord
  4. Bed Ford Cord arranged with alternative picks
  5. Twill Faced Bed Ford Cord

Properties Of Bedford Cord Weave

  • The Bedford weaves produce a longitudinal warp line in the cloth with fine sunken lines between cords.
  • Bedford cord fabrics are warp-faced cloth. The cord effect is seen on the face side and not on the back side.
  • In one repeat, two or more cords are produced.
  • To give greater prominence to the cord effect, wadding and padding yarns are used.
  • Ends and picks are always of even number.
  • The pick number in a repeat size is generally 4.
  • The cord effect is visible on the face side.

Uses of Bedford Cord Weave

Following products are produced by bed ford cord weave.

  1. Medium weight cotton or spun rayon – Ladies dress wear, sportswear.
  2. Heavier qualities like furnishing.
  3. Worsted yarn for trouser production.

So, it is essential to identify bedford cord fabric.

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