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  • Created on: 15-04-15 12:53
What is a fibre?
Fine hair-like structures either staple (short) or filament (continuous length).
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Name 3 natural fibres & their properties
Wool=absorbent, soft, insulant Silk= luxurious, poor elasticity, dyes well Cashmere= high quality, lighteight, soft.
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Name 3 synthetic fibres & their properties
Acrylic= durable, colourfast, high bulk Nylon= warm, absorbent, good drape Polyester= low warmth, crease resistant, non-absorbent (dries quickly)
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Name 3 regenerated fibres & their properties
Viscose= soft, dyes well, reduces static electricity as a lining Acetate= luxurious, doesn't pill, dyes well Lyocell= strong, absorbent, good drape
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Name 3 SMART materials
Thermochromic& photochromic dye, phase changing material
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Name 3 natural fibres & their properties

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Wool=absorbent, soft, insulant Silk= luxurious, poor elasticity, dyes well Cashmere= high quality, lighteight, soft.

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Name 3 synthetic fibres & their properties

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Name 3 regenerated fibres & their properties

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Name 3 SMART materials

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