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Natural Fibers
Organic Inorganic
Plant Animal Rock Metal
Seed Bast Leaf Fruit Hair Wool Silk
Cotton (CO) Flax (LI) Abaca (AB) Coconut (CC) Camel (WK) Wool (WO) Silk (SE) Asbestos (AS) Metal (MTF)
Kapok () Hemp (HA)     Alpaca (WP)   Tussah (ST)    
Akund() Jute (JU)     Lama (WL)        
  Bamboo (BAM)     Angora Mohair (WM)        
        Cashmere (WS)        
        Horse Hair (HS)        
        Angora Rabbit (WA)        
Synthetic Fibers
Organic Inorganic
Natural Synthetic
Cellulose Origin Protein Origin
From Plant From Animals
Viscose (CV) Soybean (SPF) Casein () Acylic (PAN) Glass (GF)
Modal (MD) Alginate (ALG) Polylactic Acid (PLA) Polyethylene (PE) Carbon (CF)
Lyocell (CLY) Corn ()   Polypropylene (PP) Ceramic (GEF)
  Peanut ()   Polyester (PET)  
      Modacrylic (MAC)  
      Elasthane (EL)  
      Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)  
      Polyamide 6 (PA 6)  
      Polyamide 6.6 (PA 6.6)  
      Aramide (AR)  


Most widely produced man-made fiber and has a great importance.
In staple form it is called as viscon and in continious form it is called as floss.
Poplar, spruce, pine, eucalyptus trees, cotton linters and cotton waste are preferred as a raw material.

Fibers are mixed with cotton and synthetic fibers.
It is used for;
Sports apperal,
Furnishing fabrics,
Lining and curtain fabrics,
Industrial and medical products,
Table linen, towels and bathrobes production.

The fibers are straight and smooth.
The fiber color is yellow but when bleaching is applied, it turn into silver white.
Viscose among chemical fibers has the highest moisture holding capacity.

Not flexible
Keeping worm
Simply dyeable
Not thermoplastic
Resistant to bases
Intolerance to acids
Not tend to pilling
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