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What is the Difference Between Polyester Cotton and Cotton Polyester?

Nov. 13, 2020

As a Printed Polyester Fabric Manufacturer, share with you.

Polyester-cotton began to appear in China in the early 1960s. Because of its stiff, smooth, quick-drying, and durable characteristics, it is deeply loved by consumers. At present, the blended varieties have developed from the original ratio of 65% polyester to 35% cotton to 65:35, 55:45, 50:50, 20:80 and other different ratios of blended fabrics. The purpose is to adapt to different levels.

Printed Polyester Fabric

Printed Polyester Fabric

Difference

Customers who often buy shirts know that the fabric of many shirts is marked with polyester

Cotton or cotton polyester. "Polyester cotton" and "cotton polyester", the order of the two words is changed into two different fabrics. "Polyester-cotton" fabric means that the composition of polyester is more than 60%, and the composition of cotton is less than 40%; "cotton-poly" is the opposite, which means that the composition of cotton is more than 60% and the composition of polyester is less than 40%.

So, which of the two fabrics, "poly-cotton" and "cotton-poly" is better? This depends on the preferences and actual needs of customers. In other words, if you want a shirt with more characteristics of polyester fabric, choose "polyester cotton", and if you want more cotton characteristics, choose "cotton polyester".

Polyester-cotton is a mixture of polyester and cotton, and feels less comfortable than cotton. It is not as good as cotton to absorb sweat. Polyester is the largest variety with the highest output among synthetic fibers. Polyester has many trade names, "polyester" is our country's trade name. The chemical name is polyethylene terephthalate, which is usually made by the polymerization of chemicals, so the scientific name often carries "poly". Polyester is also called polyester. Structure and performance: The structure shape is determined by the spinneret hole. The cross-section of conventional polyester is round and has no cavity. Changing the cross-sectional shape of the fiber can produce special-shaped fibers. Improve brightness and saturation. The crystallinity and orientation of fiber macromolecules are high, so the fiber strength is high (20 times that of viscose fiber) and has good abrasion resistance. It has good elasticity and is not easy to wrinkle. It has good shape retention, light resistance and heat resistance. It dries quickly after washing without ironing, and has good wear performance after washing.

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