Manufactured Fibers
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Auriel Bryant

Polyester

Polyester is made from coal or petroleum. Common uses children’s wear, shirts, suits. It pills easily. Strong and often blended with other fibers.

Nylon

First fiber to be manufactured totally from chemicals, Strong and durable, elastic dries quickly, Resists wrinkles and soil Washes easily, Heat sensitive Clings to the wearer. Common uses, Hosiery, swimwear, windbreakers.

Acrylic


•Resembles wool •Soft and warm •Bulky, yet lightweight •Quick drying •Strong •Wrinkle resistant •Static buildup •Pills easily

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