Brand names

  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 27-05-15 18:11
  • an example of a fibre made from wood pulp would be Tencel/Lyocell
  • Lycra is the brand name for elastomerics
  • Trevia/Polartec are names for polyester
  • a polyamide example if Tactel, supplex
  • Kevlar, Nomex, Zylon and Cordura are names for aramid fibres
  • properties of Polartec include;
    - dries quickly
    - doesn't absorb much
    - washes well at low temps
  • Treveria properties;


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