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What is the difference between Oxford and nylon?

Oxford fabric and nylon should be the most common consumables on the market, but many people have always had some doubts about Oxford fabric and nylon. What is the difference between the two materials?

The main difference is that the properties are different, the characteristics are different, and the applications are different, as follows:

Different properties

Oxford Fabric

Oxford fabric, also known as Oxford spinning, is a traditional combed cotton fabric named after Oxford University.

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Nylon is a term for polyamide fiber (nylon), which can be made into long or short fibers.

Different characteristics

Oxford Fabric

It has the advantages of light and thin texture, soft hand feeling, good waterproofness, and good durability.

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Polyamide is mainly used for synthetic fibers. Its most prominent advantage is that its abrasion resistance is higher than that of all other fibers, which is 10 times higher than that of cotton and 20 times higher than that of wool. Greatly improve its wear resistance, when stretched to 3-6%, the elastic recovery rate can reach 100%.

Different applications

Oxford fabric

Mainly used in the production of tablecloths, all kinds of bags, flood and rain products.

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These products are widely used, are good materials for plastics to replace metals such as steel, iron, and copper, and are important engineering plastics.


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