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Introduction to Fibers: Rayon

Rayon, like acetate, is a funky one. It’s sort of natural, but not really – it’s a manufactured fiber, like nylon and polyester, but derived from a natural source. Rayon is a cellulosic fiber. Cellulose – plant cells, usually derived from cotton, wood or bamboo (increasingly popular) – are subjected to a chemical stew and the resultant goop is extruded as a… Read More »