Synthetic fabric facts for kids

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Rayon closeup 2
Closeup of rayon, a synthetic fabric

Synthetic fabrics are fabrics manufactured in factories using chemicals. 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.

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