Deutsche Welle (DW) describes the working conditions in textile mills, also known as sweatshops, as horrible. Workers are expected to work long hours for very poor wages under stressful conditions. According to the DW website, Cambodian employees at Kaoway Sports get the equivalent of 66 U.S. dollar
Common synthetic materials are nylon, acrylic, polyester, carbon fiber, rayon and spandex. Synthetic materials are made from chemicals and are usually based on polymers. They are stronger than natural and regenerated materials.
Heat transfer printing is a term used for the process of customizing textiles or garments, and other materials such as mugs and plates using a heat press. This printing process uses a variety of materials including vinyl transfers for sports uniforms and sublimation inks on sublimation paper.
Synthetic hair is derived from fibers such as acrylic, vinyl chloride, vinylidene chloride, modacrylic, polyester and nylon. Typically, two or more of these polymers are used together the create the hair strands. Modacrylic polymers are the conventional material used to form synthetic hair.
Synthetic oil, which is manmade in a laboratory as opposed to being derived from crude oil, is more stable at a variety of temperatures and has a more consistent molecular structure. Because of this, synthetic oil helps engines run cooler, provides better lubrication at higher temperatures and lasts
Synthetic oil is a motor lubricant that is not derived from common crude oil. The base of synthetic oil is made from synthetic stocks known as Polyalphaolifen.
Synthetic elements are made by adding protons or neutrons to existing elements. A beam of subatomic particles is fired at an atom of an existing radioactive element. When this atom captures an extra proton, or captures an extra neutron and decays, a new element is formed.
Synthetic leather, also known as faux leather, vinyl or leatherette, is a manmade fabric made using PVC or polyurethane (PU) that is treated and dyed to resemble real leather. Synthetic leather is a cheaper, a more versatile and an ethically friendly alternative to real leather, which is made from t
Common synthetic fibers are nylon, modacrylic, olefin, acrylic, polyester and carbon fibers. Specialty synthetic fibers include rayon, vinyon, saran, spandex, vinalon, aramids (also known as nomex, kevlar and twaron), modal, dyneema or spectra, PBI, sulfar, lyocell, PLA, M-5, orlon, zylon, vectran a
Examples of synthetic fibers include nylon, polyester, spandex, acrylic and rayon. Most fabrics that use synthetic fibers incorporate different materials, which create a blended structure. Synthetic fibers are man-made fibers that are used for a variety of purposes.