Monthly Archives: February 2010

Lyocell Fabric and Clothing Overview

Feb 22, 2010 |

Lyocell Fabric Lyocell Fabric is starting to find uses in the nonwovens industry. Lyocell Fabric has all the advantages of rayon, and in many respects is superior. Lyocel Fabric has high strength in both dry and wet states, high absorbency, and can fibrillate under certain conditions. In addition, Lyocell Fabric with closed-loop manufacturing process is […more]

Tencel Fabric and Material Overview

Feb 22, 2010 |

Tencel Fabric Tencel Fabric is made from wood fibers and is biodegradable. They are often sold as good for travel because they pack light and retain their shape. Tencel fabric is machine washable though you should follow the label’s instructions for specific wear. If washed in cold water, Tencel fabric shrink about 3% with the […more]

Synthetic Fibers Info and Synthetic Fiber Types

Feb 19, 2010 |

Synthetic Fibers Synthetic Fibers are the result of extensive research by scientists to improve upon naturally occurring animal and plant fibers. In general, they are created by forcing, usually through extrusion, fiber forming materials through holes (called spinnerets) into the air, forming a thread. Before Synthetic Fibers were developed, artificially manufactured fibers were made from […more]

Types of Quartz Overview and Information

Feb 15, 2010 |

Types of Quartz Types of Quartz – Rock Crystal Quartz Rock crystal, a colorless form of quartz, usually occurs in distinct crystals. Types of Quartz – Rose Quartz Rose quartz is coarsely crystalline but without distinct crystal form and is colored rose red or pink, the color often fading on exposure to light. Types of […more]