Read this one, become a small bedding shopping skills. Xinjiang cotton, Egyptian cotton, pima cotton is actually a representative of the three regions, why these three places are particularly famous for their cotton?Mainly because of the climate, the quality of cotton has a very big relationship with the climate.
1 Egyptian cotton (GIZA cotton)
The world's most expensive cotton, mainly from the Nile Valley, is the finest textile raw materials for thousands of years, exclusive to the nobility, known as "white gold".
The main body length 35.74mm staple fiber index (16.0mm) 8.9%, the cloning value of 4.22, maturity 0.98, impurity rate of 2.8%, moisture rate of 5.7%, fiber neatness 89.7, fineness 159mtex, cotton nodes 127 / g
Egyptian cotton rich silk luster, dense and detailed fabric, excellent toughness, breathable, non-sweaty, quick-drying effect than the general cotton fabric is much stronger.
Egyptian long-staple cotton generally produces high-grade fabrics, favored by international brands, mostly used as custom fabrics. Mainly spun more than 80 fabrics, its woven fabrics have a silk-like luster, because the fiber is long, holding force is good, so the strength is also very good, high moisture recovery rate so the dyeing performance is also wrong, the price is relatively expensive.
2 Pima cotton
Pima cotton, mainly produced in the United States, is known for its extremely long fibers, and itsa production is very small.
Fiber body length 35.89mm, staple index (12.7mm) 6.5%, cloning value 4.22, maturity 0.93, impurity 3.1%, moisture rate 5.7%, fiber neatness 87.1, fineness 171mtex, nodes 136/g
Pima cotton has the longest fiber, the strongest tenacity and the whitest cotton. The woven fabric is full of luster, smooth to the touch, light and airy, and the dyeing effect is pure. Pima cotton is also one of the important raw materials for high-end textiles, many international brands have specified pima cotton as a textile material. Pima cotton is a hot cotton in the past two years, belongs to the long-staple cotton, the main producing areas of the United States and Peru, because the fiber is longer, so the fabric is soft, drape better
Among them, Supima is the title of the top Pima cotton, the United States Supima Association has a strict authorization of the brand, only a few well-qualified fabric mills and brands can use Supima.
Supima logo is the only recognized 100% Pima cotton product mark in the industry.
3 Xinjiang cotton
Fiber body length 37.29mm, staple fiber index (16.0mm) 6.9%, macronutrient value 4.22, maturity 0.98, impurity 3.6%, moisture return 5.7%, fiber neatness 86.3, fineness 161mtex, cotton nodes 101/g.
Xinjiang is the main production area, planted in the Turpan Basin, Aksu, Bayingoleng, Kashgar, etc. It is the best cotton in China.
Xinjiang long-staple cotton of excellent quality, usually used in a variety of high-grade cotton weaving Xinjiang cotton, because of the weather and the concentration of production areas, color, length, foreign fibers, strength are very good. With Xinjiang cotton spinning yarn woven fabric, its moisture absorption and breathability, good gloss, higher strength, and the fabric yarn defects are less, while the cotton made of Xinjiang cotton its fiber fluffiness, so the quilt warmth is good.
Three kinds of cotton have their own advantages and characteristics, we can choose jersey cotton duvet covers according to their own situation and budget, to meet their own function of cotton is good fabric, good bedding is not easy to get, and use and cherish!