Cotton has been cultivated for more than 5000 years. It has traditionally been used for textile purposes. Different types of cotton with distinctive properties have been used for industrial applications and home furnishings.
Each fiber is a single elongated cell that is generally flat, twisted and has a ribbon like structure. The fiber has a wide inner hollow. The outer surface of the fiber is covered with a protective wax like coating, giving the fiber an adhesive like quality. Cotton fiber can be easily spinned into a yarn.
Cotton is used to make fabrics that are universally used for all types of :
- Home Furnishings
- Industrial Applications