What kind of fabric is mercerized fabric?

- Nov 29, 2018-

Nowadays, many clothes are made of mercerized fabric. This fabric has the same luster of silk and is the best in cotton. Mercerized fabric is made of cotton as raw material, worsted into high-yarn, and then processed by special processes such as singeing and mercerizing to produce high-quality mercerized yarn with smooth, soft and soft anti-wrinkle. The high-quality knitted fabric made of this raw material not only completely retains the excellent natural characteristics of the original cotton, but also has a silky general luster, and the fabric feels soft.


At present, there are two kinds of mercerized fabrics on the market, one is the mercerizing of the yarn, which means that the cotton yarn is treated with concentrated caustic soda under the condition of tension, so that it has both the original characteristics of cotton and the silk. A special type of cotton yarn that shines. The other is the silky fabric, which means that the cotton fabric is treated with concentrated caustic soda under tension, so that the fabric has better gloss, more firmness and better shape retention.


In comparison, high-quality mercerized fabric refers to combed singeed twin-filament rayon cotton made of high-count long-staple cotton. Consumers should pay attention to distinguishing only mercerized fabric or low-count cotton. Mercerized cotton products.