Polyester is a man-made fiber consisting of polymer. It has an extremely wide variety of uses ranging from clothing to plastic bottles. 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 »

Polyester, a chain of polymer fibers, is strong, washes and dries quickly and resists stretching, mold, wrinkling and chemical damage. Polyester is often used to make plastic, rubber and fabric. 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 »

CVC fabric is a blend of polyester and cotton that is popular for clothing. It is absorbent and breathable, thanks to its high ratio of cotton to polyester threads. CVC fabric is inexpensive, and its durability makes it ... More »

Cotton is more breathable than polyester, but each fabric has its own benefits depending on what it is being used for. Cotton is a popular material for sheets because it is breathable, soft and durable, but it is conside... More »