POLYESTER

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POLYESTER by Mind Map: POLYESTER

1. USES

1.1. Industrial and consumer textiles

1.1.1. Filters

1.1.2. Seatbelts

1.1.3. Sails

1.1.4. Fish netting

1.1.5. Tents

1.1.6. Laundry bags

1.1.7. Rope and cordage

1.1.8. Paper and tape reinforcement

1.1.9. Cover stock for diapers

1.2. Carpets, rugs

1.3. Clothes

1.3.1. Blouses

1.3.2. Dresses

1.3.3. Underwear

1.3.4. Pants

1.3.5. Hosiery

1.3.6. Socks

1.3.7. Artificial fur

1.4. Other household

1.4.1. Threads

1.4.2. Curtains

1.4.3. Wadding

1.4.4. Towels and blankets

2. PROPERTIES

2.1. Low water absorption

2.2. Minimal shrinkage

2.3. Dries off quickly

2.4. Electrifying

2.5. Elastic

2.6. Great tensile strenght

2.7. Strong

2.8. Durable

2.9. Wrinkle resistant

2.10. Quite breathable

2.11. Not heat-proof

2.12. Non-draping

3. GROOMING

3.1. Washing in 30C

3.2. Mild centrifugation

3.3. Bleaching is not allowed

3.4. Dry cleaning is allowed

3.5. Ironing in 110C

4. FACTS

4.1. Most widely produced man-made fiber

4.2. Minimum-care characteristics

4.3. Often found in combination with natural fibers to provide strength and resistance to both wrinkles and the elements

5. PRODUCERS

5.1. India

5.2. South Korea

5.3. China 25%

5.4. United States 13%

5.5. Vietnam

5.6. Taiwan 20%