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How to identify the ingredients of fabric

Update:07 Jun 2018

Now when many textile companies' business personnel rec […]

Now when many textile companies' business personnel receive customer quality samples, they cannot distinguish the ingredients of the fabric and thus cannot calculate the cost. Here we use some simple and convenient methods to distinguish the fabric components, often using the combustion method.

1, nylon: also known as nylon, English name "NYLON", with "N" that the nylon filament smoke when burning, smells a sour taste, nylon filament quickly curled into a white plastic near the flame when installed, drip Falling and blistering, there is no flame when burning, it is difficult to continue burning after leaving the flame, the residue after combustion is light brown, hard, and not easy to grind.

2. Polyester: The English name is "POLYESTER". It is indicated by "T". The polyester filament emits black smoke when it burns. It smells like a stench. The polyester filament is easy to ignite. It is a yellow flame and burns faster. The residue is dark brown hard and can be crushed with your fingers.

3, cotton: English name is "COTTON", with "C" that the cotton yarn is burning at a slower speed, the flame is yellow, there is a smell of burning paper, burning ash is white, very few residues.

4, silk: English name is "SILK", with "S" said, the silk burns slowly, first curled into a ball, emits a similar smell of hair or poultry charred, the tow to leave the flame, then stop burning, was Dark brown pellets, broken into powder by hand pressure.