Manufactured Fibers

Man made

Polyester

Polyester-made from coal or petroleum



  • Polyester is strong, resistant to wrinkling, doesn't stretch or shrink, and has static buildup.
  • It is used for children, shirts, and suits.
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Nylon

Nylon- fiber manufactured totally from chemicals



  • Nylon is strong, elastic, quickly dries, doesn't wrinkle, washes easily, is affected by heat, and sticks to the wearer.
  • Uses for nylon are hosiery, swimwear, and windbreakers.
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Acrylic


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Rayon

  • Rayon is soft, inexpensive, stretches, mildews easily, and wrinkles easily.
  • Common uses are linings, sport shirts, and jackets.
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Acetate


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Spandex


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