[Lenzig Fibers] A trademark name for a lyocell fiber made from wood pulp. Tencel® is a soft, strong fiber that uses nano-technology to produce unique characteristics. It is advertised as being ‘soft as silk, strong as polyester, cool as linen, warm as wool, and as absorbent as cotton'. Lyocell is a type of rayon that was first made in 1992.
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Lenzing Fibers: Tencel® page
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Website address 1 Comment: Olympus Microscopy Resource Center at http://www.olympusmicro.com/galleries/polarizedlight/pages/tencelsmall.html
- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at http://www.wikipedia.com Comment: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tencel (Accessed Nov. 9, 2005)