Man-made Fibers and their Characteristics | Texhour

The Man-made fiber is sourced from regenerated cellulose, polymer and so on. And here we clearly describe source and characteristics of some of the man-made fibers.

Man-made Fibers and their Characteristics | Texhour
Man-made Fibers and their Characteristics

 

Man-made Fiber

The Man-made fiber is sourced from regenerated cellulose, polymer and so on. And here we clearly describe source and characteristics of some of the man-made fibers.

 

MAN-MADE FIBERS

Fiber

Source

Characteristics

Rayon

Regenerated cellulose, semisynthetic

Lustrous appearance, absorbent

Acetate

Cellulose, semisynthetic

Lustrous appearance, pliable fabric

Polyester

Polymer, polyethylene terephthalate

Wrinkle-resistant, easy care

Aramid

Aromatic polyamide

Heat and tear resistant

Acrylic

Acrylonitrile

Imitates wool

Ingeo

Polylactide

Hydrophilic (wicks away perspiration)

Luminex

Fibre optics

Light-emitting

Lurex

Polyamide, polyester

Metallic appearance, sheen

Nylon

Polyamide

Silk-like appearance

Spandex

Polyurethane

Stretches easily

Olefin

Polyethylene, polypropylene

Wicks away perspiration (hydrophilic), lightweight

PLA fibre, Polylactide

Polymers, lactic acid

Lightweight, wicks away perspiration (hydrophilic), UV light-resistant