Textiles Test 2

Textiles Test 2 - TextilesTest2ManufacturedFibers

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Textiles Test 2- Manufactured Fibers 02:32 RAYON and other regenerated fibers: Challis (Swatch #21) Spring back into natural position after crushing in hands, like cotton Moderate resiliency Smooth, like cotton Manufactured differently than cotton If cut in half it would be shaped like a flower Not perfectly like a circle Facts about RAYON Absorbent, most Drape heavy, slightly heavier than cotton Hang off very nicely, smooth textile Weak Not good for working out, -water makes fibers swell and become more weak -not as good as cotton Cheap -feels like natural fiber but a lot less expensive -not really insulating, really smooth
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Attracts Insects because starts with natural fiber still attracts insects Major Producers India Europe South America grown all over, because manufactured fibers can be made anywhere unlike natural  fibers Silk made without WORMS chemists can up with something that  Used mulberry leaves without silk worms “Wet Spinning” 1. Cellulose --generic plant material broken down to its simplest form 2. Dope 3. Filter 4. Spinneret 5. Acid Bath -- thick liquid,  -Then they filter it, making it as pure as possible,  --then put in a spinneret, just like silk worms mouth but produces a lot
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