Rubber-coated textiles have come a long way since our old raincoat. A fiber determined of natural or artificial rubber; used to make elastic yarn for clothing. Rubber Fiber is a strong, waterproof, elastic substance made from the juice of a … Read the Full Article
Metallic yarns or threads, in general, have been known for more than 3000 years. Metallic fibers are fibers used in textiles which are either determined of metal or fibers of other materials with a metal coating. This yarns are woven, … Read the Full Article
Man-made fiber industry is an essential part of the textile industry. These fibers are called synthetic or artificial fibers. Such fibers are more durable, easily washable and free from shrinkage. These are mass produced and their production is not … Read the Full Article
The burning test is a good preliminary test for categorizing Textile fibers. Observations of burning provides information on behavior in a flame, smoke generation, odor during burning, and ash or residue. It never should be used as the only … Read the Full Article
Definition of Fiber
Fiber is the raw material which is used to make yarn. A smallest unit of textile materials usually classified by flexibility, fineness and ratio between length and diameter (L/D ratio).
Kinds of Fiber
There are several types … Read the Full Article