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FIBER CHARACTERISTICS

You are probably familiar with some of the important characteristics of the common textile fibers. However, you may not understand the difference between manufactured fibers. All fibers are not the same, and their properties and advantages can vary widely.

To help you better understand fibers, the following summarizes the important characteristics and end uses of the major fibers used in apparel and home fashion. Be informed when you are purchasing and caring for apparel and home furnishings.

Index of Fibers

Natural Fibers Manufactured Fibers

Frequently Asked Questions About Fibers

 

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CAMELBAK® SKIRMISH PACK
This pack, made with 500D CORDURA® Classic fabric, is durable with some serious features. Its sleek composite MOLLE paneling provides secure attachment for pouches and gear. Skirmish features the Mil Spec Antidote® Lumbar Reservoir. The exclusive reservoir design moves the weight of the water onto the hips to ensure a comfortable/ergonomic load-carry as well as lower center of gravity. The full clamshell opening allows for easy access to the main compartment.
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MANHATTAN PORTAGE PRALL BACKPACK
Made out of lightweight and durable CORDURA® Lite fabric, this unique bag can be worn over the shoulder that includes a strap clasp to eliminate extra straps from hanging. It also features reflective tape that will definitely make you stand out in a crowd. Unique one strap backpack design featuring both drawstring and buckle closure 3M™ reflective strip for extra visibility.
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