Polyester fiber is not very strong, and if oily stains set in, it is hard to get rid of them. This synthetic fiber has both good and bad properties. More »

Polyester clothing is tough and able to withstand rigorous wear, but it also has a low thermal resistance and melts easily when it comes into contact with high heat. Some people prefer polyester clothing, because it does... More »

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Polyester tends to be an inexpensive fabric, because it comes from artificial rather than natural sources. Therefore, its components are not subjected to nature's extremes, such as drought or storms. Polyester is durable... 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 »

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 »

Microfiber fabrics are textiles made from very fine synthetic fibers of materials like polyester and polamide. Microfibers are classified as measuring one denier or less, which when combined equal a surface area up to 40... More »

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 »