MANUFACTURED FIBRES

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  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 30-10-13 19:19
  • there are two categories when it comes to manufactured fibres, synthetic and regenerated fibres
  • Synthetic: meaning it's purely made out of chemicals, begins with petrol oil. It's made in a process called polymeristation where it's then extruded through a spinneret (similar to a spaghetti making machine). This creates continuous filaments
  • the synthetic fibres are those starting with 'poly', e.g. polyester, polyamide, PVC, etc.
  • Regenerated: this is called cellulose, it begins…

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