Acetate Fabric

Acetate Fabric

Acetate Fabric - Fabriclore

What is Acetate Fabric? 

  • Fabric made of acetate offers a more budget-friendly alternative to luxurious materials like silk and rayon
  • They are made from wood pulp-based cellulose filaments that are spun into threads. 
  • A chemical fiber or a semi-synthetic material, acetate is occasionally combined with other natural or synthetic fibers, such as silk, wool, or cotton, in order to improve its strength. 
  • The reaction of the wood pulp to a number of different acetic acids results in the production of acetate flakes. 
  • First, the flakes are dissolved in a solvent, and then the solution is pushed through a spinneret while the solvent evaporates. This makes the filaments that are used to make the acetate fabric. 
Acetate Fabric


  • Fabric made of acetate is believed to be the second-oldest kind of fiber produced in the United States, behind rayon. 
  • The first known use of acetate was as a lacquer for the wings of aircraft in France. After that, in 1923, it was first produced as a fabric and manufactured in the United Kingdom. 
  • The next year, in 1924, it was created for use as a cloth for the first time. 
  • However, it wasn't until scientists discovered a technique to color the cloth to make it more attractive that it was made on a large scale. 
  • At first, exposure to certain pollutants and gases caused the fabric to become faded or discolored. However, this issue was eventually resolved in order to extend the lifetime of the acetate fabric. 
  • However, there are still certain acetate textiles that have a reaction when they are exposed to contaminants.
Acetate Fabric

What Makes it Stand Out 


Acetate fabric is smooth, and silky to touch. 


It drapes well and has low static.


The fabric has a high luster which makes its appearance elegant.


Applications & Usage 


Tops, sweaters, coats, suits, etc. 

Home Furnishing

Curtains, carpets, drapes, cushion covers, etc. 


Hats, ties, cigarette filters, etc. 

Care Instructions 

  • Check the care label to see whether the acetate material may be washed; some of them indicate "Dry Clean Only," while others may say "Do Not Dry Clean." 
  • When it comes to washing it, use cold water for the rinsing process. 
  • Do not dry the cloth in the dryer since doing so might cause it to melt. 
  • If it has creases and the care tag recommends ironing it on a cold setting, then you should iron it. 
  • Acetate may be melted by perfume, some glues that are based on chemicals, and nail polish removers. 
  • Thus, you should keep these chemicals away from drapes, upholstery, or furniture that is made of acetate or a combination of acetate and another material.
Acetate Fabric

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Emaido Affia

Emaido Affia

i love it,

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