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FIBER CHARACTERISTICS

You are probably familiar with the characteristics and advantages of some of the common textile fibers. However, you may not understand the difference between all the various natural and manufactured (synthetic) fibers used in apparel and home furnishings.

The following summarizes the important characteristics and end uses of the major textile fibers, and some of the specialized fibers used in apparel and home furnishings.

Index of Fibers

Natural Fibers Manufactured Fibers
High Performance Aramid Fibers

Frequently Asked Questions About Fibers

 

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