1 Properties Of Linen | Texhour

Linen is one of the most expensive natural fibers. It is made from the core of the flax stalk. It is valued for its exceptional coolness and freshness in hot weather.

1 Properties Of Linen  | Texhour
10 Properties Of Linen

 

10 Properties Of Linen

Linen is one of the most expensive natural fibers. It is made from the core of the flax stalk. It is valued for its exceptional coolness and freshness in hot weather. Linen is especially durable, being twice as strong as cotton. Linen always looks cool, crisp and clean – it is a “luxurious” fabric. It is composed of 70% cellulose and balance 30% is pectin, ash, wood tissue and moisture. Read more.....

 

Physical Properties of Linen

S.No

Property

Characteristics 

1 Microscopic appearance The cross-section is made up of irregular polygonal shapes
2 Length Long staple, 25 to 120 cm
3 Colour Off-white
4 Lustre High
5 Strength Very good
6 Elasticity Low
7 Resilience Poor
8 Moisture absorption Good
9 Heat Will withstand moderate heat
10 Flammability Scorches and flames readily