Synthetic fibre that is made with just the right combination of coal, air, water, petroleum and limestone. The fibre has fair affinity to dye, and pills easily. Read more..
by Kenneth Lyngaas on July 26, 2016
Biosilk is a term used to describe a biomimetic, synthetic fibre manufactured by sequencing protein (dragline silk) produced by the orb-weaving spider Nephila Clavipes. The protein produced by this spider is called dragline silk and consists mainly of alanine and glycine. Read more..
by Kenneth Lyngaas on September 18, 2016
Viscose and Acetate, derived from cellulose were almost all the man-made fibres in existence before World War II. During the 1930s, after intensive fibre research, several new synthetic fibres were produced experimentally which led to the production of nylon.. Read more..
by Kenneth Lyngaas on September 19, 2016
Nylon is a synthetic fibre invented by DuPont that was used originally for hosiery but is used in many applications. Nylon is naturally water-repellent, easy to dye, and very strong. These features have helped nylon replace cotton in many industrial uses, like bags and flags. Read more..
by Kenneth Lyngaas on September 22, 2016
The synthetic fibre known as rayon produced from regenerated cellulose wood pulp that has been chemically treated. Fabrics made of rayon are strong, highly absorbent, and soft; they drape well and can be mixed in brilliant, long-lasting colors. Read more..
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