Acrylic Fabric

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What is Acrylic Fabric? 

  • Fabrics made of acrylic fiber are made by processing acrylonitrile, which is a synthetic polymer.
  • The production of this form of fiber involves the reaction of certain chemicals derived from petroleum or coal with a range of monomers. As a result, the acrylic fabric is a type of fiber that is derived from fossil fuels.
  • Acrylic material is sometimes referred to as "cheap wool."
Acrylic Fabric


  • In the late 1940s, the American DuPont Corporation began conducting experiments in the production of acrylic fibers, just as they did with all other types of synthetic textiles.
  • As quickly as it became popular, it was replaced by wool, which was cheaper and better for everyday use.
  • Despite the fact that, in the 1970s, assessments of the effect on the environment were carried out and concerns were voiced, the market for acrylic fabric continued to rapidly grow.

Acrylic Fabric

What Makes it Stand Out 


The fabric has a luxurious and soft appearance.


Acrylic fabric is excellent for drapability. 


It is resistant to acid and bleaches.

Applications & Usage


Sweaters, mittens, pants, gloves, hoodies, etc.

Home furnishing

Rugs, curtains, mats, carpets, etc.

How to Judge the Authenticity

  • While acrylic fiber may contain trace amounts of other synthetic chemicals, it must contain at least 85% acrylonitrile in order to be considered genuine.

Care Instructions

  • Use the setting for warm water while washing clothes in a machine, and remember to add fabric softener to the final rinse cycle.
  • Dry it in the machine at a low temperature. 
  • Hand washing in warm water with delicate goods is recommended.
  • It is suggested to use fabric softener once every third or fourth load of laundry in order to reduce the amount of static electricity.
  • Squeeze excess water out, smooth or shake out the clothing, and then hang it out to dry on a hanger that won't rust.
  • If ironing is essential, use an iron that is preheated to a moderate temperature.
Acrylic Fabric
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