Novelty of bamboo fabric
Rajesh Mishra a
, B.K. Behera b
& Bishnu Pada Pal b
a. Faculty of Textile Engineering , Technical University of Liberec , Czech Republic
b. Department of Textile Technology , Indian Institute of Technology , New Delhi , India
Published online: 31 May 2011
- · special properties such as antibacterial, absorbency, anti-UV, antistatic, cool and soft feel.
- · various applications such as gauze bandage, medical drapes, summer clothing and towel.
- · 100% bamboo fabrics are giving better results compared to 100% cotton and 100% viscose fabric in terms of antibacterial behaviour and absorbency
- · better breathability
- · higher values of fullness and softness
Because of the antibacterial properties, bamboo would be a great investment in medical textiles. Bamboo has great properties and a larger variation of uses.