FIBERS IDENTIFICATION BY BURNING TEST

FIBERS IDENTIFICATION BY BUURNING TEST
FIBER APPROACHING FLAME IN FLAME REMOVED FROM FLAME SMELLS LIKE ASH
COTTON AND LINEN (UN-MERCERIZED Scorch, Ignite Readily Burn Quickly ,Yellow Flame Continue To Burn Rapidly, Have After Glow Burning Paper Light, Grey ,Feathery Black
VISCOSE RAYON     Burns Like Cotton But No Afterglow   Grey
ACETATE RAYON Fuses Away From Flame ,Turns Black Flames Quickly Fabric Pukers, Sputters ,Melts Continues To Burn And Melts Like Vinegar Brittle Hard Irregular Ash Difficult To Crush
ORLON (ACRYLIC Fuses And Shrinks Away From Flame     Faintly Like Burning Meat  
POLYESTER Burns Slowly With Melting And Drops Off   Burns Difficulty Slightly Sweetish Hard ,Round, Brittle Black Bead
NYLON     Tends To Die Out Somewhat Like Celery  
WOOL Smolders Small Slow Flickering Flame, Sputters Melts And Cules Burns Difficulty And Ceases Flaming Like Burning Hair Crissp Dark Ash Of Irregular Shape , Crushes Easily
SILK       Less Than Wool Round ,Crisp ,Shiny  Black Beads ,Easily Crushed

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