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What is "Viscose Fibre" - Definition & Explanation

The generic name for fibres formed by the regeneration of cellulose from viscose (q.v.) by treatment with a solution of electrolytes (salts and acids). (See also spinning bath).
The most common type of rayon. It is produced in much greater quantity than cuprammonium rayon, the other commercial type.
Neither a natural fiber nor a man-made one, it breathes like cotton but is much less sturdy. Versatile rayon is inexpensive and can be woven to feel like linen or wool. It is soft and drapeable but does wrinkle easily.
A type of rayon fiber; made of wood cellulose.
The most common type of rayon.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A manufactured fiber, which like acetate, is made by modifying cellulose. However, even more acetate groups have been added to create this fiber. Triacetate is less absorbent and less sensitive to...
A strong, firm, tightly woven, durable fabric usually of cotton but sometimes of linen, hemp or other fibers. It is usually plain weave but sometimes with a crosswise rib. It is produced in a variety...
A cellulosic fiber produced by Courtaulds, spun from an amine oxide solvent that offers a higher degree of polymerization than is available with rayon. Characteristics: pleasant feel or hand, good...
The tendency of a yarn to become fuller-looking when wetted and dried under certain conditions. In practice, the overall yarn diameter increases slightly-resulting in a "halo effect" or softer...
A flat. ribbed fabric woven with fine yarns in the warp, with heavier yarns in the filling.using a plain weave. The ribbed effect is flatter than gross grain and smaller than a repp. The fabric is...

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