Linen fabric is made from the cellulose fibers that grow inside of the stalks of the flax plant, or Linum usitatissimum, one of the oldest cultivated plants in human history.
Silk is a natural protein fiber. It is similar to wool in that it is composed of amino acids arranged in a polypeptide chain. Silk is produced by the larvae of a moth, while wool is produced by animals. All protein fibres have some general…
Wool is possibly the oldest fiber known to humans. It was one of the first fibers to be spun into yarn and woven into the fabric.
The new spinning systems clearly avoid the limitations produced by the twist insertion mechanism. It is possible to increase the twist insertion rate and the yarn production speed quite considerable. Various spinning techniques…
Jute is a lignocellulosic fiber that is partially a textile fiber and partially wood falls into the bast fiber category.