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Rayon is versatile and can blend with other fabrics to improve finished products and clothing.

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Rayon, a manufactured fiber composed of regenerated cellulose, can be made to be quite lustrous and strong, dependent upon the number and size of the filaments in the yarn.

Rayon fiber offers:
  • Highly absorbent
  • Soft and comfortable
  • Drapes well
Sample rayon applications:
  • Clothing
  • Tire cord
  • Industrial products
  • Blends with other fibers to enhance functional and aesthetic qualities of the resulting fabric

Technical Data

Tenacity (g/denier) 2.0 - 3.0
Elongation at break (%) 15.0 - 30.0
Shrinkage at 177°C (%)
Melting point (°F) Does not melt
In flame Burns quickly
After flame Continues to burn
Chemical resistance Poor resistance to strong acids and bases
Specific gravity (g/cc) 1.51
Moisture regain (%) 10.5 - 16.0
Disclaimer: Values are only a guide. Actual values depend on manufacturer and exact type of yarn. Please contact our engineering team for specific values as they relate to your application.

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