Manufactured fibres

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What does viscose, acetate, polyester, polyamide and elastane all have in common in relation to the warmth factor?
They are low in warmth unless polyester/amide are textured
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Viscose is more what than cotton?
Absorbent
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It is what to wear?
Comfortable
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Can either have a what or what handle?
Soft/firm
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Not as strong as?
Cotton
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Viscose practically has no what so it creases ____?
Elasticity, easily
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Acetate has a what drape, similar to silk?
Elegant
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Acetate also has a handle that is?
Soft
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What is the strength like with acetate?
Poor
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Is acetate a thermoplastic? If so that means what needs to be done with care?
Yes, iron
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Polyester is fast drying therefore it has low?
Absorbency
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Polyester is comfortable but prone to?
Static
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Polyester is very strong true or false?
True
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The microfibres with polyester allow what?
Breathability
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Polyester, like acetate is a?
Thermoplastic
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Polyamide is a very what fibre?
Strong
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Along with acrylic, polyester and acetate it is?
Static
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Is it a thermoplastic?
Yes
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Elastane is also used in a ?
Blend
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It is comfortable due to the?
Stretch
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Has a good what?
Strength
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Is elastane crease resistant? Why?
Yes, due to the elasticity
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Elastane is also a t?
Thermoplastic
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Acrylic is most comparable to?
Wool
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This is because of its properties; name them?
Warmth, comfort, stretch, absorbency
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Unfortunately, acrylic can also what like wool?
Shrink
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Acrylic has what stregnth and is it crease resistant?
Good, yes
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Can either have a what or what handle?

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