Advanced fibre is a term used to describe any reinforcing fibres characterized by either extraordinary strength, modulus or resistance to high temperature; beyond those more well-known such as polyester, nylon, glass, etc. Read more..
Bamboo seen in the clothing industry as an Eco-chic and functional new fabric. Softer than cotton and with a texture more akin to silk or cashmere, bamboo clothing naturally draws moisture away from the skin, and it dries faster. Read more..
Blend is a term that applied to a yarn or a fabric made up of more than one fiber. In blended yarns, two or more different types of staple fibres are spun or twisted together to form the yarn. Read more..
Blue scale is a standard comparative scale from 1 to 8 (1=very poor, 8=excellent)which is used for assessing the light fastness of printed or dyed fabrics and textiles (1 = very poor, 8 = excellent). It consists of 8 standards blue dyeing on smooth wool fabric with varying degrees of sensitivity to the action of daylight or artificial light. Read more..
Composite fabrics is a term used to describe an engineered fabric with two or more different types of fibres composed in a sheath-core or side-side relation. Often one component is a strong fiber such as carbon, fiberglass or Kevlar, that gives the material its tensile strength, Read more..