Cotton is a natural, soft fibers that grows with the seeds of the cotton plant. After the cotton fiber is gathered from the plant, it can be made into thread. The cotton thread can then be made into cloths
Cotton yarn is a nature fiber. It can be better absorbability than synthetic fiber.
Cotton fiber can absorb up to 65% (of its own weight)
cotton can absorb up to 20% (of its own weight) of water vapour without feeling wet and up to 65% without dripping.
However, cloths that is made from cotton fiber after absorbed will be very dry slowly. In addition, cotton fibers tend to be grease, dirty but they can be washed off cleanly.
Cotton fibers is suitable for all skins ( don’t cause itching). It is really important material in the textile industry
flat yarn, twisted.
Cotton fibers are insoluble in water, when it is wet, it will become more supple than drying.
The toughness of cotton yarn is poorer that the types of fiber from the tree bark but the stretch of cotton yarn is better
Cotton fibers is durable with the alkali but not to the acid, it can be destroyed by microorganisms.
However, ability can stand the termites and other insects is very high. Flammable cotton but can be boiled in sterile water for sterilization
Cotton fibers can stand temperature and alkali because of molecular structure
It is very durable in spite of washed several times. Cotton fibers are used extensively in chemicals, traction, abraisives or salts as in the case of fishing nets, sails for boats, clothing, work clothes, table cloth, bed linen.
Depending on the requirements of each application, raw cotton can be processed through various stages to achieve quality not less than silk without losing the outstanding advantages of the material.