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Thread: Refresh my memoty

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    SMR
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    I want to use some fabric from my stash for microwave bowls.I am fairly certain its 100% cotton,but isn't there a burn test I can do to be sure. Its been too many years since my textiles class and identifying unknow fabric content/

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    Cotton will turn to ash when burned; synthetics will melt. You are on the right track (smile).

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    Thank-you for pompt reply. Now I can test and cut if I can' sleep tonight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Murphy
    Cotton will turn to ash when burned; synthetics will melt. You are on the right track (smile).

    Well heck...I didnt know that. Thank you Murphy :)

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    This should answer your question and then some! http://www.lindrix.com/fabcontent.html

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    Thank you

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