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Re: [Hammock Camping] DWR fabric sided

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  • Ralph Oborn
    Does the shiny side wear differently than the un-shiney side? If so you might want it outside? Ralph (hammack nerd wannabe) ... [Non-text portions of this
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 14, 2006
      Does the shiny side wear differently than the un-shiney side?

      If so you might want it outside?


      Ralph (hammack nerd wannabe)


      On 4/14/06, Ed Speer <ed@...> wrote:
      >
      > Deb, I thought of something else that may be helpful. Some DWR treatment
      > on
      > fabrics don't cause a prominent 'shinny' side-generally the chemical
      > treatments are applied after the manufacturing process and permeate
      > through
      > the fabric, although I have seen a few fabrics where the treated side was
      > slightly obvious as being more shinny. However, fabrics with one side
      > prominently shinny generally have been calendared, which is a
      > manufacturing
      > process applied to one side of the fabric resulting in partial to complete
      > welding of the fibers. This is done to strengthen the fabric & to make it
      > less breathable. Both hot calendar (melting) & cold calendar (chemical)
      > process are common. To complicate the issue, some fabric manufactures
      > call
      > their 'calendar' process DWR, while others use DWR only to refer to
      > chemical
      > treatments that may or may not be applied to calendared fabrics. Thus the
      > history of any given fabric can be quite complex and not always obvious
      > from
      > visual inspection. Now who's the nerd? Hope I haven't confused you..Ed
      >
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      > From: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com [mailto:
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      > On Behalf Of Debra Weisenstein
      > Sent: Friday, April 14, 2006 6:35 AM
      > To: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [Hammock Camping] DWR fabric sided
      >
      >
      >
      > Does DWR fabric have a side that should be outside and a side that
      > should be inside? I have some 1.1 oz DWR with teflon which is shiny
      > on one side. Should the shiny side go in or out? I'm making a
      > bottom-insulated travelpod.
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