Differences between polyester fiber and cotton

In life, we can't live without eating, dressing and sleeping every day. People have to deal with fabric products at any time. Careful friends will surely find that many clothing materials are marked with polyester fiber instead of cotton, but it is difficult to find the difference between the two based on the naked eye and hand feeling. So, do you know what kind of fabric polyester fiber is? Which is better, polyester or cotton? Now let's have a look with me.

Advantages of polyester staple fiber 

1、 What kind of fabric is polyester fiber

Polyester fiber Synthetic fiber obtained by spinning the polyester polycondensated from organic dibasic acid and diol. It is commonly known as polyester, which is widely used in clothing fabrics. Polyester has excellent wrinkle resistance, elasticity, dimensional stability, good insulation performance, and a wide range of uses, and is suitable for men, women, old and young.

Polyester fiber has high strength and elastic recovery ability, so it is firm and durable, wrinkle resistant and iron free. Its light resistance is good. In addition to being inferior to acrylic fiber, its light resistance is better than that of natural fiber fabrics, especially behind glass, which is almost equal to that of acrylic fiber. In addition, polyester fabric has good resistance to various chemicals. Acid and alkali have little damage to it, and it is not afraid of mold or moth.

At present, polyester fiber sunlight fabric is also popular in the market. Such fabric has many excellent features, such as sunshade, light transmission, ventilation, heat insulation, UV protection, fire prevention, moisture-proof, easy cleaning, etc. It is a very good fabric and is very popular with modern people for clothing manufacturing.

Characteristics of polyester staple fiber

2、 Which is better, polyester or cotton

Some people think cotton is good, while others think polyester fiber is environmentally friendly. The same material is woven into cloth, and the effect is different when it is made into different things.

Polyester fiber is often called polyester and is often used as a common fabric for sports pants. However, polyester is not a high-grade fabric because it is not breathable and tends to feel stuffy. Today, when the world is taking the environmental protection route, autumn and winter fabrics are also commonly used, but it is not easy to make underwear. The production cost is lower than that of cotton. Polyester is acid resistant. Use neutral or acidic detergent when cleaning, and alkaline detergent will accelerate the aging of fabrics. In addition, polyester fabric generally does not require ironing. Low temperature steam ironing is OK. Because no matter how many times you iron it, it will wrinkle with water.

Cotton is different from polyester fiber in that it is alkali resistant. It is good to use ordinary washing powder when cleaning. It is OK to use medium temperature steam to iron gently. Cotton is breathable, moisture absorption and perspiration elimination. Children's clothing fabrics are often selected.

Although the advantages and disadvantages of cotton and polyester fiber are different, in order to neutralize their respective advantages and make up for their disadvantages, they will often combine the two materials in a certain proportion to achieve the effect needed in daily life.

This is a brief introduction to what kind of fabric polyester fiber is and which is better, polyester fiber or cotton. I hope it will be helpful to you.

Use of polyester staple fiber

Post time: Sep-26-2022