The two most used types of polyester are polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, and poly-1, 4-cyclohexylene-dimethylene terephthalate, known as PCDT. PET is the most common type of polyester and is stronger than PCDT, which... More »

Polyester is a durable synthetic fabric that does not stretch or shrink. Like other fabrics, polyester has bias stretch caused by the weaving process, but in garment production, pattern pieces are always cut on the non-s... More »

Polyester cotton is a combination of polyester and cotton that is used together to make many different types of clothing and undergarments. One common combination of the two materials uses 51 percent cotton and 49 percen... More »

Plastic cups are made from polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, a highly durable polyester plastic that resists both hot and cold temperatures and is fairly crack resistant. Through a process known as injection molding, t... More »

Satin fabric can contain silk, wool, cotton, polyester, rayon and acetate fibers. What makes a fabric satin is not the type of fibers that it is made of but rather the type of weave that is used in bringing those fibers ... More »

When polyester is labeled 600D, it is a reference to the denier or fineness of the material's fiber. Denier is used to evaluate nylon, silk, polyester and some other artificial fibers. The denier number refers to the wei... More »

When it comes to clothing, cotton is better than polyester in terms of breathability, absorbency, comfort and endurance. It is also a natural material that does not originate from chemicals and does not require the use o... More »