manufactured fibers

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polyester is made from coal and petroleum. Its common uses are in children's wear , shirts , and suits. Polyester fabrics and fibers are extremely strong. Polyester pills easily . It also has a great wash ability and is stretch and shrink resistant. It is very durable and easy to care for and is usually manufactured in a variety of weights.


nylons is the first fiber to be manufactured totally from chemicals. Nylon washes easily , is heat sensitive , clings to the wearer , and dries quickly. Its common uses are hosiery , swimwear. and windbreaker.


Acrylic is a crease resistant synthetic fabric made by weaving or knitting. Acrylic resembles wool by being soft and warm. Acrylic dries and pills easily. It is also wrinkle resistant, and lightweight. It is strong. Its common uses arebathrobes, outdoor furniture , and knitted garments.


Rayon fabrics are soft, smooth, cool, comfortable, and highly absorbent. Rayon is inexpensive , it stretches and is weak when wet. Rayon mildews and wrinkles very easily. Its common uses are in linen, sports shirts, and jackets. Rayon is moisture absorbent , and comfortable to wear.


Acetate is very versatile and inexpensive. It is very easy to die , silky , and luxurious. Acetate has a deep luster and is soft. It wrinkles easily and has a special care needed in cleaning. Its common uses are in neckties , lingerie , blouses , and linings.


Spandex is known for its ability to stretch . Spandex is resistant to sun lotion and perspiration. It is easly damged by chloring bleach. Spandex is soft and light weight. It is also durable and nonabsorbent. Its common uses are in swim wear , dancewwar ,and exercise wear.

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