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scrim

[skrim]
(materials)
A coarse mesh made of wire, fiberglass, or other heavy fibers and used to bridge and reinforce a joint or used as a base for painting or plastering.
(textiles)
A loose plain-woven fabric, generally cotton, with fine to coarse meshes; used in various finishes in clothing, curtains, and industry.

scrim

1. A coarse mesh-like material such as heavy cloth, fiberglass, or wire mesh, used to bridge and reinforce a joint or as a base for plastering or painting.
2. A light open-weave fabric, sometimes painted or dyed, used as a drop curtain or part of a drop curtain; transparent, but less so than theatrical gauze.
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A sampling of Irwin's older art, from before he began his scrim works, was view at PaceWildenstem - from the disks of the late '60s, which throw shadows that muddle the boundary between the artwork and its environment, back through the dot paintings, where color is an ambient haze, to the California versions of Abstract Expressionism from the late '50s.
Scrims have been used for many years in nonwoven manufacture to bond layers of lightweight nonwovens together by simple heat and pressure lamination.
Some of the first patents regarding nonwoven scrim manufacturing machines and processes go back more than 35 years.
Kirson manufactures reinforcement scrim and combination products of scrim and nonwoven fabrics, which primarily serve the waterproofing roofing markets as well as floor coverings and construction panels.
The scrim is used time and time again to capture significant moments in that era.
I enter your portal through a scrim of invisible rays,
A scrim printed with a photograph of the Manhattan skyline at night hangs over a window facing Wilshire Boulevard, creating a disorienting shift of reality while also referencing Magritte's use of windows in his paintings.
Russel Currie Scrim 1918-2006, past president of the Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada (PLCAC), died Aug.
In-house testing showed that Vinyl's proprietary cover material would outperform scrim reinforced vinyl by resisting cracking and cover failure 12 to 15 times better than the traditional scrim coated mattresses.
As in all his buildings, natural light is filtered by louvres that are oriented to the north, motorised blinds, and white scrim in the Thaw Gallery, whose proportions were inspired by those of a Renaissance studiolo.
Modified bitumen roofing resolved both problems by pre-manufacturing the cap sheet of BUR systems to improve the quality of the bitumen (asphalt), and by introducing innovative synthetics to improve the quality of the scrim.
Scrim is netting that is bonded between toweling stock for strength, which produces an efficient all-purpose wiper.