Sequence of Cotton and its Blends

Cotton is a cellulosic fibre and vegetable fibre.Vegetable fibre can be further divided in to 3 sub groups:

  • Seed hair
  • Bast fibres
  • Foliaceous fibre

Cotton is developed an seed and genus is Gossypium. It is found in small seed pods of a small bushy plant,so cotton is seed hair.American upland represent this variety,Gossypium, barbadense, martinum and preruvianum includes sea island,Egyptian and other cotton. Some types of cotton fibres are given below:

  1. Gossypium hirsutum. 
  2. Gossypium barbadense
  3. Gossypium arboreum
  4. Gossypium herbaceum
  5. Gossypium organic cotton.

The textile industries usually combine premium quality cotton with various threads to achieve enormous strength, smoothness, and tremendous resistance. The primary types of blended cotton yarns available with ColossusTex are:

1. Cotton and Polyester

It is the most enduring blend in the textile market. When the strength and radiance of polyester blends with cotton’s softness and breathability, works wonder for the textile industry. Cotton and polyester are blended in the proportion of 65:35 respectively to maintain the comfort, skin-friendly characteristic, and breathability. Other usual cotton-polyester blends are 67%-33%, 50%-50%, and 70%-30%.

2. Cotton and Viscose

For additional comfort and uniformity, cotton is blended with Viscose. Only Viscous is considered not suitable for use. When combined with cotton, it provides excellent comfort. These blends have a significant proportion of cotton. 85%-15% and 70%-30% are the most common cotton-viscose blended yarns

3. Cotton and Acrylic

The acrylic offers softness, warmness, and durability, whereas cotton contributes to the next level’s comfort. This is a perfect blend for a more comfortable, warm, and yet light apparel. The common blend proportions of cotton-acrylic are 75%-25%, 60%-40% and 50%-50%.

4. Cotton and Wool

The comfort, softness, and durability of the cotton fabric can be taken to an entirely new level when blended with wool. Wool gives warmth, ingest, and shape to the blend of cotton and wool. It provides warmth in cold weather without feeling bulky to the user.

5. Cotton and Nylon

Nylon is meant to add strength, smoothness and it is wrinkle resistant. Cotton when blended with nylon to give it more stretch and durability. The blend makes it suitable for warp yarns in durable fabrics with antistatic properties, which can be dyed.

Uses of Cotton Blended yarns

The blended cotton yarns are a magnificent selection in all forms: cheap, low maintenance, and sustainable. The count ranges from Ne 10 to Ne 60- single and multifold. Uses of the blended cotton yarns are as follows:

● Cotton-Polyester blends are used to make shirts, dresses, tops, sportswear, and home textiles like curtains and Bedsheets.

● Cotton-Viscose combinations are used for manufacturing towels, shirting, denim, trousers, knitwear, sarees, dhotis, and home linens.

● Cotton-acrylic blends are used in the kitchen and use pure, soft cotton balls and disposable face cloths.

● Cotton- Wool blends are used in producing knitwear, dress wear, under-garments, baby’s clothing, lightweight tops, pajamas outfits, and sheaths or blankets.

● Cotton-Nylon blends are used to make bedsheets, AC comforters, curtains, and denim.