Shrinkage blamed on tumbling, not temps

November 2005
American Drycleaner (Crain Communications Inc. (MI));Nov2005, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that according to new research from Cotton Inc., it's tumbling, not drying temperatures, that causes shrinkage in cotton knits. These findings show that the preferred method of laundering knitted cotton garments is to tumble for no more than five minutes to remove wrinkles, then hang them to dry, said Don Bailey, vice president of Textile Research and Implementation at Cotton Inc.


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