Synthetic

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  June 19, 2022
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Synthetic fibers or fibres are the result of extensive research by scientists to improve on naturally occurring animal and plant fibers. In general, synthetic fibers are created by forcing, usually through extrusion, fiber forming materials through holes (called spinnerets) into the air and water forming a thread. Before synthetic fibers were developed, artificially manufactured fibers were made from polymers obtained from petro chemicals. These fibers are called synthetic fibers and also called artificial fibers. Some of the fibers are made from plant cellulose. They are called as “cellulose fibers”.

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