Polyester,Nylon, Spandex, Acrylic, Rayon,Acetate
Manufactured fibers- Fibers that are man-made (synthetic) and are created by combining various substances with chemicals.
Polyester- common use: children s wear, shirts, suits. Easy care- wasable
Nylon- Common uses: Hosiery, swimwear, windbreakers. Washes easly
Acrylic-Common uses: Terrycloth, bathrobe, knitted garment, outdoor furniture fabrics and awnings. Quick dry
Spandex- Common uses: Swimwear , dancewear, exercise clothes. Easily damaged by chlorine bleach
Rayon- Common uses: Linings, sports shirts, jackets. Mildews and wrinkles easily, Stretches and is weak when wet
Acetate- Common uses:Neckties, lingerie, blouses, linings. Wrinkles easily, Special care needed in cleaning