New Fibres & Fabrics

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New Fibres & Fabrics
1 KEVLAR
1.1 Strong synthetic polymer, made chemically & spun into strong fibres
1.1.1 Then woven to make a very strong fabric
1.2 Resistant to abrassion
1.2.1 Used in bullet proof bests & safety wear
2 NOMEX
2.1 Synthetic polymer, spun in fibres
2.2 Fire Resistant
3 TENCEL
3.1 Modern regenerated fibre
3.1.1 Natural & synthetic fibres
3.1.1.1 Different textures
3.1.2 eco friendly
3.2 Uses
3.2.1 Luxurious bed sheets
3.2.2 non woven wipes
4 FASTSKIN
4.1 Swimsuit
4.1.1 Mimic a sharks skin
4.2 reduces drag
4.2.1 Improves speed
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