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Cotton by Mind Map: Cotton

1. Properties

1.1. Soft

1.2. Comfortable

1.3. Wrinkles easily

1.4. Absorbs perspiration quickly

1.5. Good colour retention

1.6. Good to print

1.7. Strong

1.8. Durable

2. Uses

2.1. Clothes

2.1.1. Blouses

2.1.2. Shirts

2.1.3. Singlets

2.1.4. Shorts

2.1.5. Jackets

2.1.6. Pants

2.2. In furnishing

2.2.1. Sofa

2.2.2. Chair

2.2.3. Cushion

2.3. Bedspreads

2.3.1. Pillowcases

2.3.2. Sheet

2.4. Yarn

3. Grooming

3.1. Dry clean

3.2. Ironing in 220C

3.3. Wash in 60C water

3.4. Avoid spinning

3.5. Reshape textiles when wet

3.6. Iron and mangle when damp

4. Facts

4.1. The first Chinese paper was made of cotton fibre

4.2. Fire hoses were once made of cotton

5. The chemical composition

5.1. Cellulose 91.00%

5.2. Water 7.85%

5.3. Protoplasm, pectins 0.55 %

5.4. Waxes 0.40%

5.5. Mineral salts 0.20%

6. Types

6.1. Shiny

6.2. Egyptian

6.3. Pima