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Question by  bonesofyou (39)

What is tencel?


Answer by  Ginny (2251)

Tencel is the brand name of a fiber known as Lyocell. It is manufactured as a wrinkle-resistant fabric that is made from wood pulp cellulose which is similar to rayon. The fabric can be laundered either by machine or by hand, and can be dry-cleaned or dyed. It is used to make clothing and bath towels.


Answer by  Scott93 (119)

Tencel is the trade name for an all-natural, man-made fabric called lyocell, and is made from cellulose nanofibrils harvested from wood pulp. The fibers used in Tencel are 100% biodegradable. The properties of this fabric include excellent moisture management and limited bacterial growth. This fabric is also lightweight, durable, and resistant to shrinkage.


Answer by  Salculd (32)

Tencel is a trademarked brand name of a fiber made from a wood pulp cellulose called lyocell. It is commonly used in the manufacture of jeans and coats. It is soft, absorbent, wrinkle-resistant, and versatile as it can be easily dyed many different colors. The Federal Trade Commission classifies it as a subcategory of rayon.


Answer by  JamesRaymond (93)

Tencel is a biodegradable fabric made from wood pulp cellulose. It feels like rayon and is like a stretchy knit. Earlier forms had a blousy silky feel or a moleskin finish. Tencel blinded with other fabrics produces a variety of finishes. The most common is the peach skin type of feel to the cloth.

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