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Bamboo (natural) BAM

INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL BAMBOO

There are three different types of bamboo:
 

name

description

spinning process

properties

natural bamboo

natural bamboo

worsted/linen spinning

coarser, highest wet strength
 

bamboo

regenerated bamboo

viscose spinning

soft, fine, weak wet strength
 

bio-bamboo

regenerated bamboo)

Lyocell spinning

soft, fine, higher wet strength
 

 

Natural bamboo is processes similar to linen, however has slightly different staple lengths than linen with 100mm - 130mm. Natural bamboo therefore is most suitable for worsted systems. Natural bamboo can also be spun on cotton systems, needs however to be cut for this purpose. 

 

Furthermore, natural bamboo has, in contrary to regenerated bamboo yarns and fibers, an antibacterial effect.

 
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