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Corn fibre clothing: Environmentally sound alternative

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Corn fiber is a man-made fiber derived entirely from renewable resources. These fibers have performance advantages often associated with synthetic materials, and complementing properties of natural products such as cotton and wool. This fibre is fully eco-compatible and has exceptional qualitative features

Corn fiberfill allows outerwear garment makers to offer a more environmentally friendly alternative to polyester and nylon combinations in padded garments. It reportedly outperforms other synthetics in resistance to UV light, retaining strength color and properties, over a period of time.

Virtues such as strength, resilience, comfort and drape combined with loft, natural insulating warmth and moisture management make corn fiber the perfect solution for both outer and inner fabric performance needs. The use of corn fiber in clothing fabrics translates into garments that are both, easy care and easy wear.

Apart from apparels, this fibre is also used in different home textile product categories and it is suitable for bedding fiberfill such as; pillows, duvets and quilts, ticking fabric5, mattresses, blankets, carpets, draperies, upholstery fiberfill and in office wall paneling.

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