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American Journal of Materials Engineering and Technology. 2014, 2(2), 11-13
DOI: 10.12691/materials-2-2-2
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Physical Properties of Angora Rabbit Fibers

Gamze Süpüren Mengüç1, Nilgün Özdil2 and Gonca Özçelik Kayseri1,

1Emel Akın Vocational High School, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

2Department of Textile Engineering, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

Pub. Date: May 27, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Angora: From Fiber to Fabric)

Cite this paper:
Gamze Süpüren Mengüç, Nilgün Özdil and Gonca Özçelik Kayseri. Physical Properties of Angora Rabbit Fibers. American Journal of Materials Engineering and Technology. 2014; 2(2):11-13. doi: 10.12691/materials-2-2-2

Abstract

Angora is a keratinous textile material, produced by the long-haired Angora rabbit. The combination of lightness and high thermal properties of angora fibers makes them exceptional and it is categorized as luxury fiber. In this review article, physical features of this exclusive fiber were given and recent studies on the characteristics of angora fiber were summarized.

Keywords:
Angora Angora rabbit fiber physical properties microscopic view

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