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Old 09-06-2011, 06:10 PM
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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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Old 09-06-2011, 06:25 PM
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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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Old 09-06-2011, 06:31 PM
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Thank-you for pompt reply. Now I can test and cut if I can' sleep tonight.
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Old 09-06-2011, 06:44 PM
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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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Old 09-06-2011, 06:54 PM
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This should answer your question and then some! http://www.lindrix.com/fabcontent.html
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Old 09-06-2011, 08:49 PM
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Thank you
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