Did you know that microfibers have antibacterial properties?
In recent years, these textiles have increased their appearance on the market, due to people's preference, since their properties are hygienic, practical and help keep spaces cleaner.
Microfibers are synthetic fibers, usually polyester, but you can find other compositions such as nylon and polyamide. If you look at it with a telescope you can see that it is shaped like a star and that the threads are a hundred times thinner than human hair.
In the textile industry it is used more frequently, since being so versatile it can be used from cleaning items such as sports towels and in hospitals, to the making of furniture or textile garments such as swimsuits, due to its softness and lightness.
This type of fabric is characterized by its great absorption, more than cotton, but unlike cotton, microfiber maintains its shape, is light and dries in a matter of seconds. Plus, it traps dirt and bacteria like a magnet and keeps them there until they are washed away with water.
Another advantage is that it does not scratch surfaces or wear down people's clothes when sitting in an armchair.
Depending on the type of product you want to make is the type of microfiber that will be used, since they come in different textures and shapes. In our catalog, you can find velvets, corduroys, riso, structured, among others with their own references and their different uses.
This fiber is durable, strong, resistant, traps dirt, dust, water, has anti-pilling property, that is, it does not form pills, does not shed threads as its use increases, does not require chemical products for efficient cleaning with a little bit of Water is enough, they wash and dry quickly and can be reused hundreds of times.
This is why at FORMATEX we increasingly have this type of fabric in our catalog so that when it comes to upholstering a piece of furniture, having a duvet, a cushion or a curtain with one of our microfiber fabrics, customers can rest assured and comfortable knowing that your home will always be clean and guaranteeing savings in time, money and effort when purchasing with us.
Now that you know all this information, will you choose to purchase microfibers?
Author | Jimena Chavez
Image 1: Microfiber towels, (2015) in Black label retrieved on November 3, 2021 at https://www.blacklabelpa.com/blog/toallas-de-microfibra