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Differen

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Kinds
PRESENTED
Of BY:
Taman Preet Singh
CLASS VI
fibres
ROLL NO 26
D.A.V Public School

TYPES OF FIBERS
Synthetic

Natural

Rayon

Silk

Nylon

Cotton

Acetate

Wool

Acrylic

Mohair

Spandex

Cashmere

Polyester

CLASSIFICATION
Natural fibers are classified
according to their origin:
Vegetable or cellulose
Animal or protein
Mineral

CELLULOSE FIBERS
Cottonvegetable fiber; strong,
tough, flexible, moistureabsorbent, not shape-retentive
Rayonchemically altered
cellulose; soft, lustrous, versatile
Cellulose acetatecellulose that is
chemically altered to create an
entirely new compound not found
in nature

PROTEIN FIBERS
Woolanimal fiber coming most
often from sheep, but may be goat
(mohair), rabbit (angora), camel,
alpaca, llama, or vicua
Silkinsect fiber that is spun by a
silkworm to make its cocoon; the
fiber reflects light and has
insulating properties

MINERAL FIBERS

Asbestosa natural fiber that has been used in fire-resistant


substances
Rock woola manufactured mineral fiber
Fiberglassa manufactured inorganic fiber

SYNTHETIC FIBERS
MADE FROM DERIVATIVES OF PETROLEUM, COAL, AND NATURAL GAS

Nylonmost durable of man-made fibers; extremely lightweight


Polyestermost widely used man-made fiber
Acrylicprovides warmth from a lightweight, soft, and resilient
fiber
Spandexextreme elastic properties

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