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Tencel Fibers

There are currently two different types of Tencel branded by Courtaulds PLC. Standard Tencel is differentiated from Tencel A100 by its fibrillation, which generates the materialís luxurious feel. Standard Tencel is chiefly utilized in items such as garment-processed denim, soft separates, and fabrics for customized attire. Tencel A100 is aesthetically different from the standard type, but provides similar high-quality performance and its processing produces less waste products and requires less dyestuff. The fiber, which is also more-cost effective to produce than the standard variety, is more widely utilized as well, commonly being exploited for use in activewear, sportswear, knits, intimate apparel, and home furnishing fabrics.

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