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The difference between natural and synthetic fabrics

General clothing fabrics are divided into two categories:

1)Natural fabric

2)Synthetic fabric

1.Natural fabric

❶ Pure cotton

Advantages: good hygroscopicity, strong air permeability, soft hand feeling, comfortable to wear, not easy to moth, no static Electric, hypoallergenic.

Disadvantages: will shrink, poor elasticity, easy to wrinkle, easy to mold, change, fade, acid intolerance.

❷ Hemp fabric

Advantages: good hygroscopicity, good water resistance, good thermal conductivity, Fast, tough, wear-resistant, and cool to wear.

Disadvantages: easy to wrinkle, not acid, fade.

❸ wool

Advantages: soft luster, good hygroscopicity, not easy to conduct heat,Good warmth retention, anti-wrinkle, high-end wearing.

Disadvantages: easy to wrinkle, easy to shrink, not resistant to alkali.

❹ Silk fabric

Advantages: shiny, colorful, cool to wear

Cool, light and upscale.

Disadvantages: easy to wrinkle, poor light fastness, not alkali resistant.

Note: Avoid exposure to the sun, avoid vigorous scrubbing, wash with cold water,

Iron on the reverse side on low, medium heat.

2.Synthetic fabric

❶ Polyester (belongs to polyester fiber)

Advantages: good elasticity, crisp fabric, no wrinkle, shape retention

Good performance, good light resistance, durable.

Disadvantages: easy to wrinkle, poor light fastness, not alkali resistant.

❷ Polypropylene

Advantages: waxy feel and luster, not easy to wrinkle, clothing comfortable and durable.

Disadvantages: general elasticity and recovery.

❸ Spandex

Advantages: It has excellent elasticity, also known as elastic fiber (laicard), mostly blended with other fabrics, dyeable. It feels smooth and can be machine washed.

Disadvantages: poor heat resistance and low hygroscopicity.


Advantages: commonly known as "artificial wool", soft, warm, strong

Good strength, not easy to deform, not easy to shrink and light resistance

Moth proof.

Disadvantages: low hygroscopicity, alkali resistance, poor comfort, easy pilling.

Both natural fabrics and synthetic fabrics have their own advantages and disadvantages. Adding some synthetic fabrics to the fabrics is actually more practical and reduces the cost of care. However, generally, infants and young children still need to look for Class A fabrics and choose Children's clothing fabrics must comply with national safety standards.

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