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The blend is a term that applied to a yarn or a fabric made up of more than one fibre.


Trevira is a branded type of Polyester, produced by Hoechst Fibres Inc. It offers better to pull performance than regular Polyester.

Synthetic fibre

Synthetic fibres are a term used on human-made treads. Chemicals combined into large molecules called polymers produce fibres like nylon, polyester, spandex, acrylic, modacrylic, olefin, saran, spandex, and vinyl.

Man-made fibre

Man-made fibre. Viscose and Acetate, derived from cellulose, were almost all the human-made fibres in existence before World War II. During the 1930s, after intensive fibre research, several new synthetic fibres were produced which led to the production of nylon.

PET (Polyethylene terephthalate)

PET is the group called Polyethylene terephthalate, thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family found in synthetic fibres. Levi’s made jeans out of recycled plastic bottles in 2013

Textile substrate

The textile substrate is a term used to describe a substance which upon an enzyme reacts (surface treatments). In other words, compounds that undergo reactions with enzymes. Included are different colourants dyes, natural sizing and thickener materials, such as starches and cellulose derivatives, etc.