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What is the difference between Cotton and Rayon?
Jul 20, 2017

What is the difference between Cotton and Rayon?

Type of Fiber:

Cotton: Cotton is a natural fiber.

Rayon: Rayon is a semi-synthetic fiber.


Cotton: Cotton fiber is stronger than rayon fiber.

Rayon: Rayon is less strong than cotton fiber.

Wet Strength:

Cotton: Cotton increases in strength when wet.

Rayon: Rayon loses its strength when wet.

Medical Applications:

Cotton: Cotton is used as a medical product to clean, and absorb body fluids.

Rayon: Rayon is not used as a medical product.

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