Microfibres and Tactel

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  • Created on: 08-06-16 20:56
What are microfibres made from?
Made from man made fibres.
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What is special about microfibres?
They are the finest of all fibres.
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What clothing is often made from microfibres and why?
Sportswear, because it is breathable and provides protection against the elements.
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Why are microfibres used?
They are strong, breathable, comfortable, durable, easy to care for, excellent drape, light weight.
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Describe cleaning with microfibres
Fast, easy and environmentally friendly. Effective in removing dirt and dust without damaging surfaces.
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What are the advantages of using Tactel?
Dries 8 times faster than cotton. Breathable, lightweight, comfortable, strong.
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What is Tactel?
A polyamide/nylon fabric.
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Provide an example of a store that uses Tactel
Marks and Spencers
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Can Tactel be recycled and if so how?
Yes, Tactel (nylon) can be recycled into plastic.so the impact on the environment is severely reduced.
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What is special about microfibres?

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They are the finest of all fibres.

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What clothing is often made from microfibres and why?

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Why are microfibres used?

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Describe cleaning with microfibres

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