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|
- industrial and technical fabrics.