What are viscose fabrics?
Viscose fabrics are also known as artificial silk fabrics. Viscose is neither natural nor synthetic. Chemicals are released during the production of this fabric, but the raw materials for making the fabric are 100% natural. The raw material for viscose is wood pulp. Cellulose is extracted from the wood pulp. Unlike cotton, the production of viscose fabrics does not burden the environment with pesticides and herbicides.
Properties viscose fabrics
Characteristic of viscose fabrics is that it usually feels soft and is comfortable to wear. Because viscose fits very smoothly and gracefully around the body, it is not only pleasant to wear, but also shows off your figure. The fabric is smooth, has a subtle shine and feels like a silk fabric. The important properties of viscose fabrics are:
- Viscose is a breathable fabric
- Viscose fabric feels soft
- Viscose fabrics absorb moisture well
- Viscose is lightweight
for optimal preservation of viscose, we recommend washing this quality at a maximum of 30 degrees. Viscose garments cannot be tumble-dried, otherwise they will shrink very strongly. We recommend to iron this fabric at a maximum ironing board temperature of 110 ° C without steam. Note: steam ironing can cause irreversible damage.
Applications Viscose fabrics
The viscose we offer is mainly used as a clothing fabric. Viscose fabrics are widely used in dresses, blouses, shirts, skirts and tops.
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