Satin – (Fr. satin, from Arab. Zaytoun, from Zaytun – ancient Arab. Name Chinese harbor Quanzhou, exported from this fabric), fabric satin weave of cotton and chemical fiber. It has a smooth, silky front surface, which is dominated by weft threads, comes in mostly plain, printed and bleached. Used for the manufacture of linen, dresses, shirts, like lining fabric, etc. Sateen is usually made of cotton, or sometimes rayon. Strictly speaking, satin – a fabric made using a special weaving yarns.
The application of other ways to weave cotton receiving these types of fabrics such as calico and cotton, batiste. Satin – glossy and dense texture. It is made from twisted cotton thread. The more twisted filament, the brighter the shine. The surface of the fabrics made with satin weave, smooth, shiny, because the core and the weft threads in which rarely bent. The front side of a fabric is formed as if from the floor weft (or core) strands. Its luster, "Air" easily, as well as tactile sensations like silk satin. One of the advantages of the material in that it almost does not crumple.
So if you are not veiled day bed cover, choose satin sheets, and then your bedroom will always be neat and smart. Satine is pleasant to the touch. Bed linen from it withstands a lot of washings. It is cheaper than silk, but more expensive than other cotton fabrics. From it makes linens a different design for everyday use. The best varieties of satin merseriziruyutsya (mercerization – treatment of cotton fabric with alkali to give a silky shine, on behalf of the inventor, J. Mercer) to make the fabric of higher shine. Some varieties are only calendered (calendering – rolling fabric mezhdy hot rolls, turns around the threads in the flat) to make shine, but in this case, the luster fades with washing and the fabric is not considered genuine sateen. Marking '100% Cotton 'on bed linen, made of satin, indicates that the bed linen is made from pure cotton. Such material will not stick to the body, beat shock or slip on the surface of your bed. Woven fabrics of satin, a well-leak air and under the bed linen made of satin, you will not be too hot or too cold. To check out what made your bed linen, enough to pull a thread and set fire – sintetika will give himself away. Fibers produces black smoke and natural – white. Cotton is a white, grayish-white, yellowish-white or bluish-white fibrous substance covering seeds of some plants of genus Gossypium, family Malvaceae. Cotton is characterized by length and thickness (fineness) fibers, as well as the ability to absorb the paint. In conclusion we can say that bedclothes of satin – is a practical purchase, which will be a long time to serve and bring you joy.