Textile Fibre Overview with links
Planned product obsolescence or built-in obsolescence, is an industrial design strategy of which; the intention is a proposed product with a limited lifespan. The most common form of product obsolescence is the fading out of product when new versions.
Velvet is a fabric with a short, tightly woven pile, originally made of silk; it is today made of rayon, nylon, acrylic and cut pile fabrics.
Nylon fibre. It is a synthetic fibre invented by DuPont that was used originally for hosiery but in many applications. Nylon is naturally water-repellent, easy to dye, and very strong. These features have helped plastic replace cotton in many industrial uses, like bags and flags.
Oxford shirt. Initially made in Oxford, England, it is a plain weave fabric where two or more filling yarns pass over and less than one or more parallel warp yarns. It is possible to have 2×1, 2×2, 3×2, 4×4, or 8×8. Used in dress shirting’s where the warp is a colour
The bamboo fibre in the clothing industry regarded Eco-chic and functional new fabric.
Low energy fibres. The most significant low energy fibre is recycling production.
Petroleum in its natural form before it is processed is known as crude oil, the colour can be green, black, dark, brown or clear, thick like tar or thin like gasoline; and are liquid under normal conditions of temperature and pressure