Microscopic view of the natural and man-made fibre


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When it comes for fiber identification, it is very difficult to identify a fiber with bare eyes. A microscopic view of the fiber helps to classify and identify it easily. There is some other tests like burning test and chemical test for fiber identification. In the following images Longitudinal and cross-section views  have been shown for common natural and man-made fibers. Name of fibers are labeled under the image.