waste silk

waste silk

[′wāst ‚silk]
(textiles)
Short silk filaments which are left on a reel after removing the long filaments; used for spun silk.
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Tenders are invited for Tender for disposal of remnant silk and waste silk at scth, kanchipuram.
Waste silk of about 40kg per month can be further processed into spun silk.
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