Types of Fibre

A short length fibre
Staple Fibre
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A long length fibre
Filament
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These filament fibres can be up to 1km long
Silk
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Made from natural materials, usually cellulose from wood pulp
Regenerated Fibres
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Made by dissolving cellulose in sodium hydroxide solution
Viscose Fibres
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Absorbent and strong when dry, but have poor resistance to biological damaga
Natural Fibres
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Is made to drape well
Viscose
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Man-made
Synthetic Fibres
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Long chains of molecules mainly from coal or oil
Polymers
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How filaments in synthetic fibres are made into yarns
Stretched
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Card 2

Front

A long length fibre

Back

Filament

Card 3

Front

These filament fibres can be up to 1km long

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Made from natural materials, usually cellulose from wood pulp

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Made by dissolving cellulose in sodium hydroxide solution

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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