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Viscose, which is a rayon fiber, loses strength when wet and sometimes shrinks. There are four major types of rayon, and different rayon types have differing degrees of wet strength. Regular rayon shrinks the most, while... More »

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Pure viscose fabrics, which are also known as pure rayon, shrink when placed in the dryer. This material has a low wet-strength rating, making it vulnerable to shrinking during an average wash cycle. Most viscose fabrics... More »

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Viscose fabric, also known as viscose rayon, is a textile made from regenerated cellulose fiber. The fiber is processed using a wet-spin technique, which results in a cool, smooth and highly absorbent fabric. Clothing ma... More »

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Polyester viscose is a blend of viscose, which is a form of rayon, with polyester, which increases the viscose's wet strength, giving it the durability to handle washing and drying by machine. The blend makes the fabric ... More »

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Pure viscose fabrics, which are also known as pure rayon, shrink when placed in the dryer. This material has a low wet-strength rating, making it vulnerable to shrinking during an average wash cycle. Most viscose fabrics... More »

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Viscose is a fabric made from cellulose or wood pulp. Also called rayon in the United States, viscose is made using a process involving caustic soda and a spinneret. More »

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Viscose fabric is a soft and lightweight fabric manufactured from a plant-based material called cellulose. Viscose is typically made from woody plants, such as trees and bamboo. More »

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