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All About Microfiber

What is Microfiber?

Microfiber is a synthetic yarn in which each of its fibers is approximately 1/20th the diameter of a strand of silk, 100 times finer than a human hair.  Microfiber is made from a blend of polyester (the scrubbing and clinging material), and polyamide (a nylon by-product, the absorbent and quick-drying material).  These materials are split then combined during the manufacturing process, creating a fiber with significantly increased surface area.  The increased surface area along with the structure of the combined fibers gives microfiber its special cleaning abilities.

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