cotton staple

cotton staple

[′kät·ən ¦stā·pəl]
(textiles)
Natural cotton fiber.
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Using cotton staple can be expensive and generally entails a scouring and bleaching process," acknowledged Mr.
Inner webs of bleached cotton staple fiber have been used to take advantage of the unique properties of this natural fiber.
The Lintmaster process operates at rates of 600-800 pounds per hour with minimum fiber damage and without adding undesirable neps, producing a consistent bleached cotton staple fiber for roll goods production.
With the help of High Volume instrument testing to provide accurate data for fiber selection, advanced fiber opening/cleaning equipment, new finishes and new testing methods, kier bleachers can consistently provide cotton staple that meets manufacturing requirements.
Instead, mix up fine knits, cosy cashmere and cotton staples with heavier pieces like denim jackets and waistcoats, worn underneath a winter coat.