Synthetic fabric

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Closeup of rayon, a synthetic fabric

Synthetic fabrics are fabrics manufactured in factories using chemical synthesis. They are also known as artificial or man-made fabrics. These include nylon, polyester, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and rayon. Synthetic fibers are made by the joining of monomers into polymers, by the process of polymerization.[1]

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  1. "Polymer fundamentals: fiber applications". American Fiber Manufacturers Association. Retrieved 28 August 2015.