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Silk has many properties, such as high tensile strength, luster, low density, good insulation and resistance to deformation and certain insects. It is a natural fiber that comes from the cocoon made by caterpillars of th... More »

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Some of the main properties of viscose fiber are a silk-like aesthetic, excellent drape and rich, vibrant colors. Additionally, viscose fiber is moisture absorbent, comfortable to wear and is easily dyed in most colors. More »

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There are many different types of fabrics, but all fabrics fall into two distinct categories: natural and synthetic. Natural fabrics include the fabrics that are made from nature through animal coats or plants such as wo... More »

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Nylon is a synthetic, fibrous material that is known for its high tensile strength, abrasion resistance and chemical stability. It is a very resilient fiber that is often used to make cords and ropes that need to support... More »

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Silk fabric is made by collecting filaments from a mulberry silk moth's cocoon, combining the output from four to eight cocoons into a single strand of raw silk, washing and preparing the silk strands and then weaving or... More »

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Silk candle rings are rings made from silk used to decorate the bases and shafts of candles. They may be any variety of forms and sizes, and some are adjustable and applicable to more than one type of candle. They are no... More »

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J-B Weld has a 3,960 PSI tensile strength. Once fully cured, it is rated for temperatures up to 550 degrees Fahrenheit. J-B Weld retains its strength in temperatures as low as -67 degrees Fahrenheit and can work at tempe... More »

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