Polyester Fibres

fiber Polyesters are those fibres containing at least 85% of a polymeric ester of a substituted aromatic carboxylic acid including but not restricted to terephthalic acid and f-hydroxybenzoic acid.

Distribution of Grade or Fiber Diameter

fiber The use and value of a fleece or lot of wool is affected almost as much by the distribution of the individual fiber diameters as the average fiber diameter or grade. The more uniform the individual fibers are in diameter, the more valuable.

Linen

fiber Linen is an ancient fiber. It has been found in ancient tombs, and was used in burial shrouds for Egyptian pharaohs.

Alpaca and its Properties

fiber Alpaca are woolly mammals related to camels and llamas. These herding animalslive in the western South Americain grasslands and scrub at altitudes from 12,800to 15,000 feet . Young alpaca are called crias.Alpacas have a life span of about 15 - 20+ years. Some alpacas make a humming sound; whining, grumbling, clucking, and other assorted sounds are used by alpacasto communicate. Spitting is used by alpacas, probably as a sign of dominance, fear,or warning.

Polyester Fiber and its uses

fiber Polyester is often blended with other fibers like cotton to get the best of both worlds.

Hemp

fiber Hemp belongs to the Angiosperm phylum since it has vessel elements in the woody core (xylem) like hardwood.

Alpaca Fibres

fiber Alpacas are fibre producing animals. Alpaca fibre is one of the finest animal fibres in the world. It is comparable to mohair, cashmere and other rare fibres.

Qiviut Fiber

fiber Qiviut, pronounced kiv-ee-ute, is one of the finest natural fibres obtainable. Qiviut is the downy-soft underside wool from the arctic musk ox - oomingmak - umimmak in Greenlandic.Eight times warmer than wool and extraordinarily lightweight, Qiviut is one of the finest natural fibers known to man.

Musk Ox

fiber The musk ox, also known as Ovibos moschatus, is an ancient species of arctic mammal currently found in remote areas of the far north, including Greenland, Alaska, Canada and Siberia. During the Pleistocene, musk ox wandered across the Bering Land Bridge to populate North America with the likes of the woolly mammoth, saber-toothed cat, and giant ground sloth. They provide us with Qiviut fiber.

Definite qualities required by fiber

apparel fiber Each of the fiber types has its unique properties.Based on these properties we decide the usage of a particular type of fiber for a specific use.For example,Nylon is a synthetic fiber, known for its strength, elasticity, toughness, and resistance to abrasion, has commercial applications including clothing and carpeting.Cotton fiber consist of a single long tubular cell. Its length is about 1200-1500 times than its breadth. used for making clothes.It has wide variety of use in Apparel industry to