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  Lyocell - One Fiber, Many Faces, HYG-5572-99
Lyocell is a manufactured fiber, but it is not synthetic.
Lyocell was initially marketed as and can generally be found in high end and designer apparel.
Hand washable/line dry lyocell fabrics are frequently knits (often blended with rayon or cotton) or wovens, such as chambray or sandwashed "silk-like" fabrics.
ohioline.osu.edu /hyg-fact/5000/5572.html   (1851 words)

  Lyocell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lyocell is a fibre made from wood pulp cellulose.
Some main characterisitcs of lyocell fibers are, soft, absorbent, high strength when wet or dry, resistan to wrinkles, can be machine or hand washed or drycleaned, has good drape and can be dyed many colors as well as simulate a variety of textures like suede, leather or silk.
Lyocell can be blended with a variety of other fibers such as silk, cotton, rayon, polyester, linen, nylon, wool, and polyester.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lyocell   (397 words)

Lyocell is the first new generic fiber in decades and the fiber was first introduced in 1990s.
Lyocell fibers are produced by solvent spinning in which cellulose polymers are dissolved in amine oxide and spun into a well-diluted bath of the solvent.
Lyocell is a kind of soft, strong and absorbent fiber that might fibrillate under certain conditions such as abrasion during wet processing.
web.utk.edu /~zli5/textiles/fibers/classes/polymeri/regenera/lyocell/lyocell.html   (401 words)

lyocell is produced from purified dissolving grade wood pulp and an amine oxide solvent.
In addition, lyocell can be fibrillated with mechanical refining to produce high surface area fibers with submicron fibrils that provide both mechanical binding and filtration efficiency for the production of specialty high performance papers.
Lyocell can also be used for hot oil and beverage filtration and is suitable for uses defined under 21 CFR 176.170.
www.eftfibers.com /d10.htm   (270 words)

 How lyocell is made - Background, Raw materials, The manufacturing process of lyocell, Quality control
Lyocell is a manmade fiber derived from cellulose, better known in the United States under the brand name Tencel.
Lyocell, rayon and acetate are based on the cellulose in wood pulp, and so these are often designated "natural" fibers, though the fibers would not occur except for a manmade process.
The main ingredient of lyocell is cellulose, a natural polymer found in the cells of all plants.
www.madehow.com /Volume-5/Lyocell.html   (1649 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Lyocell
Lyocell drapes well, is extremely soft to the touch, but yet is hard wearing and machine washable - an odd combination in a fabric.
Lyocell is a completely new kind of fibre, the first to be developed for over 30 years.
Lyocell is the generic name for the type of fibre.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A654987   (886 words)

 About Tencel and Lyocell
Lyocell is a natural, man-made fiber produced in an environmentally-friendly process from wood pulp that has become popular in clothing because it is absorbent and comfortable for wear, especially in conditions of high humidity.
Lyocell is stronger than cotton or regular viscose rayon and does not lose strength when wet as viscose rayon does.
Lyocell fiber is eco-friendly since products made from it can be recycled and lyocell is biodegradable because it is a cellulosic fiber; however it will not break down completely if it is disposed of in a landfill.
www.lotusorganics.com /articles/lyocell.aspx   (2565 words)

 ShopNBC.com - Joseph Abboud 312 TC Lyocell/Siberian Goose Down Blanket
Lyocell is a natural fiber that comes from beech trees, and high quality freshness assured down.
A resilient combination of nature's finest fibers, lyocell and down is natures all natural blend for a long-lasting high loft and to wick moisture away.
Lyocell comes from the wood of beech trees and is harvested in environmentally sound tree farms.
www.shopnbc.com /product/?familyid=G19315&track=-20201   (1202 words)

 Imaged nonwoven fabric comprising lyocell fibers - Patent 7008889
The present invention is directed to nonwoven fabrics, and more particularly to nonwoven fabrics comprised of a blend of matrix fibers, lyocell fibers and fusible binder fibers, the nonwoven fabric being formed on a three-dimensional image transfer device and exhibiting a durable, drapeable performance.
Lyocell is a natural cellulosic fiber spun from an amine oxide solvent developed by American ENKA, Asheville, N.C. in the late 1970's.
In particular, the present invention contemplates that a nonwoven fabric is formed from a precursor fibrous web, which is subjected to hydroentanglement on a moveable imaging surface of the three-dimensional image transfer device, and dried to heat-bond the fabric bond.
www.freepatentsonline.com /7008889.html   (3173 words)

 Process for melt blowing continuous lyocell fibers - Patent 6306334
Lyocell is an accepted generic term for a fiber composed of cellulose precipitated from an organic solution in which no substitution of hydroxyl groups takes place and no chemical intermediates are formed.
The surface of each fiber produced by the process tends to be pebbled, as seen at high magnification, and the fibers have a cross section of varying shape and diameter along their length, have significant natural crimp, are resistant to fibrillation under conditions of wet abrasion, and have excellent dyeability.
Lyocell fibers having deniers in the cotton fiber range (about 10-20.mu.m in diameter) were easily and consistently produced by melt blowing at throughput rates greater than 1 g/min of dope per orifice.
www.freepatentsonline.com /6306334.html   (9508 words)

 Effect of cellulose pulp type on the mercerizing behavior and physical properties of lyocell fibers | Manufacturing ...
In the case of lyocell fibers, however, the differences in the physical properties of the fibers resulting from the spinning dope phase are not as noticeable as for PPTA [4].
The spectra for the IPS lyocell fibers prepared from different compositions of cellulose pulps are similar, indicating that the origin of the cellulose pulp seems to have little effect on the crystalline structure of the resultant lyocell fibers.
IPS lyocell fibers with desirable physical properties may be prepared by selecting the kind of cellulose pulp as raw material and by optimizing alkali concentration during mercerization.
www.allbusiness.com /manufacturing/textile-mills/1056887-1.html   (2901 words)

 A new cellulose based carbon fiber from a lyocell precursor | Management from AllBusiness.com
The morphology of lyocell and rayon, observed by scanning electron microscopy (SEnt), is the same with an average diameter of 10.6 (mu)m, but different distributions.
A Gaussian statistical analysis indicates that the single-strand strength of lyocell fibers is twice as high as for rayon precursors, which have a wider strength distribution.
Lyocell fibers are successfully carbonized under conditions identical to those for manufacturing rayon-based carbon fibers.
www.allbusiness.com /management/883175-1.html   (958 words)

 Group 4 Assignment 2
Lyocell is synthetic fiber derived from wood pulp harvested from managed forests.
Lyocell is comfortable to wear, durable, and much less likely to shrink than similar synthetics such as rayon.
Lyocell also can be dyed a varient of colors, from pale to vibrant tints.
coweb.math.gatech.edu:8888 /tfe/852   (419 words)

 Evaluating the Physical and Fabric Hand Characteristics of Lyocell Fabrics Made with Different Wood Pulps Textile ...
For lyocell fabrics made from yarns with higher CV%, the results are more favorable for increasing the hand values of numeri, fukurami, sofutosa, and shari characteristics, and such fabric hand as a total is an important requirement for women's suit fabrics.
In this research, lyocell fabrics made with four different kinds of commercial wood pulp are evaluated in terms of their physical characteristics and their hand values measured with the Kawabata Evaluation System for Fabrics [8].
The purpose of this research is first to examine whether or not variations in wood pulp impart differences in the physical characteristics of lyocell fabrics and their intermediates, and second to investigate whether or not these variations in wood pulp affect the suitability of fabrics for specific garment types.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa4025/is_200502/ai_n11826576   (816 words)

Although substantially similar in chemical composition to rayon, which must be dry-cleaned, lyocell is washable and is more resistant to shrinkage and wrinkling.
The FTC rules and regulations under this statute set out the definitions of the various names that can be used, as well as the process a manufacturer must go through to establish a new generic fiber name.
In April 1992, the FTC issued a temporary designation which allowed Courtaulds to market the fiber without calling it “rayon.”; Courtaulds subsequently performed various tests, submitted the results to the FTC, and in November 1995 the FTC published a notice in the Federal Register seeking public comment on the petition.
www.ftc.gov /opa/1996/04/lyocell3.htm   (368 words)

 Weyerhaeuser Introduces Kraft Fiber for Lyocell
PMS color of the symbol is 348.  Clear space equal to the height of the symbol is requested on all four sides of the logo.
The Weyerhaeuser proprietary kraft process for lyocell imparts fiber characteristics that can not be achieved with the dissolving pulps that are currently used for lyocell.
Lyocell is a man-made cellulosic fiber made from wood pulp, using an advanced "closed loop" direct solvent spinning process.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/08-02-2004/0002223495&EDATE=   (485 words)

 Dormia memory foam and latex foam mattresses - Lyocell European Cover
Lyocell is produced from cellulose, the main material in plant cells, and constitutes a new fiber for clothing, hygiene, medical and technical applications.
Lyocell is approved by the Federal Trade Commission and is used in many industries such as the apparel industry.
Similar to cotton, Lyocell is breathable, absorbent and comfortable; it is also strong and durable.
www.dormia.com /lyocell_european_cover.asp   (164 words)

Lyocell is a natural fibre made of plants and trees, and it is produced in an environmentally responsible manner.
The Lyocell collection consists of a summer, a single and an all-seasons duvet and a pillow.
The wholly natural Lyocell fibres not only absorb moisture easily, but they also dispose of it quickly so that the body can breathe well and remain at the right temperature during the night.
www.deltex.nl /deltex/EN/producten/lyocell.htm   (130 words)

 Relationships between fibrillation behavior of Lyocell fibers and their physical properties Textile Research Journal - ...
Optical microscopy is used to determine the fibrillation indices of Lyocell fibers after being finished with a commercial crosslinking agent in various concentrations.
Lyocell is a new generic name given to cellulosic fibers produced using an environmental friendly process.
Lyocell fibers posses several superior characteristics over other conventional cellulosic fibers, including high dry and wet tenacity and a high wet modulus.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa4025/is_200211/ai_n9157077   (853 words)

 What are Polinosic, Lyocell, and Tencel?
Viscose, Polinosic, Lyocell and Tencel are the first actual new fibers recognized by world governments in 40 years.
Viscose, Polinosic, Lyocell and Tencel are all rayon derivatives, spun to create the densest, tightest, and finest yarn possible.
Lyocell is a fiber registered by the Courtaulds corporation in the USA.
www.thebensolgroup.com /What_Polinsosic_Lyocell.htm   (225 words)

 Lenzing Acquires Tencel
Tencel operates one large-scale Lyocell plant in the USA (Mobile, Alabama) and another in the UK (Grimsby), with a total nominal capacity of about 80,000 tons per year.
Lyocell is the generic term for fibers made of pulp (raw material - wood).
Products made of Lyocell are characterized by their particularly high wearing comfort, their optimum moisture management, their very high wet and dry tenacity, as well as their flowing drape.
www.fibersource.com /f-info/More_News/lenzing-050504.htm   (744 words)

 Lyocell Fabric Overview - Tide Fabric Advisor
Introduced in the early 1990s, Lyocell was marketed as a type of rayon, but it became a new fiber classification in 1996.
The properties of lyocell are closer to cotton than any other manufactured regenerated cellulose fiber.
The major difference between lyocell and rayon is that lyocell is much more durable and has a much stronger wet strength.
www.tide.com /en_US/fabricadvisor/fabric.jsp?topic=lyocell   (119 words)

 Cellulose Sausage Skins via the Lyocell Process
By contrast, the new Lyocell process, developed by scientists at the Fraunhofer IAP together with Teepak NV is a far less complicated method that creates no by-products, and is cost effective as the manufacturing process is significantly shorter.
So if German sausages taste even better in the future, it could be thanks to the Lyocell prose: enabling the full flavours of the meats to be developed and preserved while not adding any unwanted by-products.
Meanwhile, the researchers are looking beyond sausages with the technology - they are also applying the process in the manufacturing of a wide variety of different products, including textiles, specialty papers and other meat packaging.
www.azom.com /details.asp?ArticleID=1606   (521 words)

 Lyocell Fiber - Lyocell Staple Fiber
Although it is given a separate generic name, the FTC classifies Lyocell as a sub-category under “
Lyocell can be either washable or dry-cleanable, depending on the care label.
When the proper finish is applied, lyocell can be laundered at home and is highly resistant to shrinkage.
www.fibersource.com /f-tutor/lyocell.htm   (133 words)

 Beautifully Detailed Lyocell European Cover
Lyocell is produced from cellulose, the main material in plant cells, and constitutes a new fiber for clothing, hygiene, medical and technical applications.
Lyocell is approved by the Federal Trade Commission and is used in many industries such as the apparel industry.
Lyocell is a manufactured product but not synthetic - it is made from wood pulp.
www.abed.com /lyocell_european_cover.asp   (333 words)

 Designer King Size Lyocell Down Comforters
The Lyocell (an ecologically friendly fabric made from the beech wood tree) is our "performance" down comforter.
Lyocell has the luxurious softness, flow and drape of silk (without feeling "slippery"), and is 62% more absorbent than cotton.
Due to the unique moisture absorption properties of the Lyocell fabric, we recommend that these down comforters be dry cleaned only.
www.plumeriabay.com /Products/DesKing-Down-Comforters-ldk.aspx   (873 words)

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