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What is viscose is it a type of cotton?

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Answered 2012-09-19 16:11:30

Viscose rayon is a man-made fiber made from wood pulp though other materials may be used. It is basically modified cellulose.

Viscose is very similar to cotton and silk. (Cotton is also made of cellulose).

Viscose falls somewhere in between a natural fiber and a man-made one. The raw material for viscose is cellulose which is usually reacted with caustic soda and carbon disulfide. It is reformed as fibers by spinning this viscose solution in an acid bath. Viscose rayon has a silky appearance and feel, and also has the ability to breathe in a manner similar to cotton weaves.

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How do you identyfy cotton yarn and viscose yarn?

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Why wet strength of cotton is higher than viscose fiber?

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Is viscose biodegradable?

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Which is better between viscose fabrics and cotton fabrics?

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Is viscose a type of wool?

No. Viscose is a man-made fibre, made from regenerated wool cellulose. Wool is fabricated from animal fleece.

Is viscose fabric okay to wear in hot weather?

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How can you shrink a viscose garment?

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Why is denim a good insulator?

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Why does viscose burn?

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What is the difference between viscose and rayon?

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Dutch word for Viscose?

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What is viscose made from?

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What is viscose fabric?

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Were does viscose come from?

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Is viscose a degradable yarn?

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