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yatesdesign

As a fabric design/development professional who has developed many fabrics that you see on the market, established fabric performance guidelines, written two books on the subject, and taught college classes, I want to weigh in with some inaccuracies, and over generalizations, in this article. First, no fabric should be judged solely on its fiber content. Every fiber can be processed in multiple forms. There are few hard and fast rules about how a cotton, wool, polyester will perform. The only fiber listed that naturally resists stains is wool, as it repels both oily and water based materials, is easy to clean, and also resists wear. It is therefore arguably the best performing fiber overall, which is why it is so desirable for carpet. Cotton, as we all know, absorbs almost anything. Polyester's propensity to stain depends upon its form, but it is easy to clean. Many more comments could be made, but important: our industry has well established that the Wyzenbeek test is a flawed test and should not be used by consumers to compare wear in actual use. It produces wide inconsistencies when run on the same fabric in different labs, or even on different days in the same lab. Furthermore, higher ratings than 30,000 double rubs mean nothing. The very best advice for finding an appropriate fabric for your use is to by from reputable suppliers and to keep your fabrics clean, following specified protocols. Our industry receives few complaints generally, and few-to-no complaints on fabric "wearing out." Most concerns about an unusually unsightly fabric regard material that has either not been cleaned regularly, or was cleaned improperly. Sustainability is a large subject, that bears into many aspects of a fabric's properties, but the most sustainable thing a consumer can do is buy quality materials and take care of them.


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chloeewinter

In the reality, it should be the Wyzenbeek machine as important as appropriate fabric or more than that.

   

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