11 Apr '11, 7pm

Cupro: A Cellulose Fiber Made From Recovered Cotton Waste

Cupro: A Cellulose Fiber Made From Recovered Cotton Waste

A regenerated cellulose fiber derived from cotton linter (the ultrafine, silky fibers that stick to the seeds of the cotton plant after it’s been ginned) that has been dissolved in a solution of ammonia and copper oxide. b: It is similar to rayon , but breathes and regulates body temperature like cotton. c: Often used as a silk substitute, cupro is noted for its ability to create beautifully draped clothing, except it can be machine-washed and -dried. d: A European relative of Tencel , cupro is a hypoallergenic, antistatic fabric that is resistant to stretching out of shape at higher temperatures.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/cupro-a-cellulose-fiber-made-fro...

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