textilestest3 - 18:28 Acrylic#,staplefiber,more...

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18:28 Acrylic #32 thermal blanket- good resiliency but not as good as wool, staple fiber, more  comfortable/smoother than wool Characteristics: Strength like wool Bulked (BCF)- not perfectly straight, waves like wool Hypoallergenic  no allergic reaction Easier to take care of than wool Can’t wash at high temperatures Pills Flammable!- doesn’t melt, it burns Solution dye- doesn’t dye well “Wet” spun (more complicated)- starts off as an acid and alcohol, turned into dope,  spun, put in acid back to turn into solid Modacrylic Doesn’t melt or burn Used for fake fur, wigs SEF- Self extinguishing fiber Elastomers Has to stretch at least twice as much as original size and be bale to snap back to  original size RUBBER Oldest elastomer- not used in garments till 1800’s Latex is made out of tree sap Synthetic-made from petroleum Problems: Sweat and oil break it down Can’t dry clean
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Bad in chlorine and heat Ages (oxygen) Solution dyed (in latex form) No texture Hydrophobic- doesn’t absorb water so traps sweat #111 Narrow-band elastic- used in a lot of underwear, rubber contained inside another  fiber so it won’t pull out hairs #34 swimwear-stretches better lengthwise, more stretch on 45 degree angle (knit) #35 stretch woven (lycra)- more stiff, stretches more width than length but not as  stretchy as swimwear (woven) SPANDEX
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