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October 16, 2021


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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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ZYIA - Item 208 White All-Star Bra
For high-impact sports and long workouts, nothing beats the functionality and support of our All Star. The high-fit neckline lets you focus on your workout while the mesh panel keeps you cool. A wide, ventilated back panel and zippered racer back construction offer additional stay-in-place support and a touch of style that makes this bra worth wearing solo.

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ZYIA - Item - 3524 - Men's Navy Clubhouse Trainer Pant 36
Though we gave them the precisely tailored look of dress slacks, these pants are anything but stiff and scratchy. We built them from a highly-breathable, quick-drying technical fabric that has the look of a wool weave and the feel of silk. With a hidden, soft elastic waistband that wicks sweat and the pants adapt to your movements.

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