Manufactured Fibers


-Made from cool or petroleum
-strong and often blended with other fibers
-Resistant to wrinkling
-shrink and stretch resistant
-easy to care for
-great washability
-pills easily
-static build up

Common uses:
-children wear, shirts , suits

-First to be manufactured totally from chemicals
-strong , durable , elastic
-Dries quickly
-Resists wrinkle and soil
-Washes Easily
-Heat Sensitive
-Clings to the wearer

Common uses:
-Hosiery , swimwear,windbreakers

-Soft , absorbent , and comfortable
-Stretches and is weak when wet
-mildews and wrinkles easily

Common uses
-Sports shirts

-Resembles wool
-Soft and worn
Bulky , yet lightweight
-Quick drying
-Wrinkle resistant
-Static build up
-Pills easily

Common uses
-Knitted garments
-Outdoor furniture fabrics and awnings

-Very versatile
-Inexpensive and easy to dye
-Silky Luxurious
-Deep luster , soft
-Wrinkles easily
-Special care needed in cleaning

Common uses

-Known for its ability to a stretch
Resistant to lotions , oils , sun , and perspiration
-Easily damaged by cholrine bleach
-Soft , lightweight

Common uses
-Exercise wear

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