Cotton


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  • Created on: 18-12-13 16:40
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  • Cotton
    • Natural Fiber
      • Staple Fiber
    • Fabric Names:
      • Denim
      • Calico
      • Poplin
      • Drill
      • Velvet
      • Corduroy
    • Origin
      • No one knows but people believe it is from Pakistan.
      • Comes from cotton shrubs which is a plant.
      • It comes from the seed of the plant or the 'gossypium'.
    • Processing/ Finishing:
      • Mercerizing (treatment for cotton fabric and thread that make it lustrous in appearance and strengthens them.
      • Synthetic Resin treatment, stain resistant finishes a layer of polymer to the fabric like Teflon coating, flame-retardant flame.
    • Uses:
      • Sewing Thread
      • Tents
      • Work Wear
      • Jeans
      • Trousers
      • Underwear
      • Household linen
      • Curtains
      • Towels
      • Shirts
      • Awnings
    • Properties
      • Absorbs 65% of own weight without dripping
      • Naturally breathable
      • Soft to handle
      • Biodegradable
      • Good Strength
      • Non-Static
      • Poor elasticity (crease easily)
    • Care:
      • Washable
      • Can be boiled and bleached
      • Can be dry-cleaned
      • Dried slowly
      • Best ironed damp
      • Tumble dried (may shrink)
    • Typical Blends:
      • Elastane
      • Polyester
      • Modal
      • Viscose
      • Polyamide
      • Common blend ratios:
        • 50/50
  • Staple Fiber
  • Natural Fiber
    • Fabric Names:
      • Denim
      • Calico
      • Poplin
      • Drill
      • Velvet
      • Corduroy
    • Origin
      • No one knows but people believe it is from Pakistan.
      • Comes from cotton shrubs which is a plant.
      • It comes from the seed of the plant or the 'gossypium'.
    • Household linen
    • Work Wear
    • Awnings
    • Jeans
    • Underwear
    • Uses:
      • Sewing Thread
      • Tents
      • Trousers
      • Curtains
      • Towels
      • Shirts
    • Properties
      • Absorbs 65% of own weight without dripping
      • Naturally breathable
      • Soft to handle
      • Biodegradable
      • Good Strength
      • Non-Static
      • Poor elasticity (crease easily)
    • Care:
      • Washable
      • Can be boiled and bleached
      • Can be dry-cleaned
      • Dried slowly
      • Best ironed damp
      • Tumble dried (may shrink)
    • Typical Blends:
      • Elastane
      • Polyester
      • Modal
      • Viscose
      • Polyamide
      • Common blend ratios:
        • 50/50
    • 60/40
      • Aesthetics:
        • Cotton
          • Processing/ Finishing:
            • Mercerizing (treatment for cotton fabric and thread that make it lustrous in appearance and strengthens them.
            • Synthetic Resin treatment, stain resistant finishes a layer of polymer to the fabric like Teflon coating, flame-retardant flame.
      • Dull appearance
        • Aesthetics:

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