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How to identify the type of textiles by firing?

May 11, 2020

How to identify the type of textiles by firing?


(1) Cotton cloth: easy to burn, orange flame, burning paper smell, ash white, soft.

(2) Flax: easy to burn, orange flame, with the smell of burning dead grass, ash white, soft.

(3) Silk: it burns slowly and has a bad smell. It will go out when it leaves the fire. The embers are spherical in shape, deep in color, and crumble when pressed lightly.

(4) Wool: it is not easy to burn. When it is burned, it foams. There is a flame coming out. It has a burning smell of wool. The ashes are irregular lumps and the color is black brown.

(5) Nylon: easy to burn, smelly, out of flame, burning, ash.

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