Fibres and their properties

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  • Created on: 04-11-14 19:38
Cotton is what to wear unless brushed then its?
Cool, warm
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Cotton is also highly a_______ making it slow drying
Absorbent
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Unless it's what, cotton can be actually quite c?
Comfortable
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Has a what handle and good d?
Soft, drape
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is good in what? (hint: bulging bicep)
Strength
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It creases easily meaning it has poor?
Elasticity
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It may what if ironed w?
Shrink, wet
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Linen is f and c to wear?
Fresh, cool
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Linen is best worn in the summer because it's highly what?
Absorbent
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Linen however can be quite what? (hint; a mean teacher)
Firm
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Linen terribly what?
Creases
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Wool is extremely what to wear in the winter?
Warm
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Wool can abosrb what fraction of its weight without looking?
1/3, wet
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Wool however can be very what? (hint: my cat)
Scratchy
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WARNING while ironing wool?
Can shrink
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The downside to Silk is that it's very?
Expensive
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But nevertheless silk is another 'e' word?
Elegant
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What is the best method for cleaning silk?
Dry clean
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Is silk soft?
Yes
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Creases what silk?
Fall out of
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Viscose easily creases: true/false?
True
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Viscose is comfortable, soft, firm handle: t/f?
True
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Is Acetate a thermoplastic?
Yes
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Because acetate is thermoplastic, is has to be what carefully?
Ironed
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Acetate is comfortable but can annoyingly?
Static
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Microfibres for Nylon means its? (hint: sniff)
Breathable
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Unless textured, nylon is?
Low in warmth
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Nylon is very dumbbells?
Strong
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Polyester, Elastane and Acrylic have one thing in common with after care?
Thermoplastic
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Name the three fibres commonly associated with thermoplastic?
Polyester, acrylic and elastane
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Elastane is incredibly?
Stretchy
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Being stretchy allows elastane to be?
Comfortable
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Acrylic is like what natural fibre?
Wool
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This is because it's very what to wear like the natural fibre in winter?
Warm
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Polyester doesn't always need ironing because its what?
Crease resistant
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Again polyester is breathable because it has what fibres?
Micro
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Ramie is like what other plant fibre?
Linen
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Becuase it is what? (angry teacher)
Firm
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Has a what handle and good d?

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is good in what? (hint: bulging bicep)

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