40.5 MB (2.0 MB compressed)
3317 x 4269 pixels
28.2 x 36.1 cm ⏐ 11.1 x 14.2 in (300dpi)
DR JEREMY BURGESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR JEREMY BURGESS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Not to be used by any fibre manufacturer.
False-colour scanning electron micrograph showing a fibre of 'Tactel' threaded through a needle. Micro Fibre' is a polyamide 6.6 synthetic fibre similar to nylon. It is extremely fine, the filaments being about 1/60th the diameter of a human hair. These are then wound to form the thread, or woven to make fabrics or hosiery. Magnification: x40 at 6x4.5cm size.
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