FIBER : Cotton

Cotton is a natural fiber of vegetal origin. The cotton thread is derived from the transormation of Gossypium bristles (or cotton).

Commonly we also referred under the same name the fabric after the weaving of the wire. Cotton is the first textile fiber used in the world despite the advent of synthetic fibers. It is inflamable and starts decomposition at 160 ° C. Cotton is popular thanks to its characteristics: aspect, lightness, comfort and ease of assembly and processing.

GENERAL PROPERTIES min - max
Warp breaking strenght 75 - 120 daN/5cm
Weft breaking strenght 70 - 90 daN/5cm
Warp elongation at break 10% - 20%
Weft elongation at break 10% - 20%
Weight per sqm 200 - 400
  • Clothing,
  • furniture,
  • industrial and technical fabrics.

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