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Tencel FAQ: Common Questions

Posted by Regina Hernandez on

What Is Tencel?

Tencel is a brand name for a set of fibers called lyocell and modal. These fibers are known for feeling incredibly soft and are widely used in fashion and in the home. Most importantly Tencel is great for the enviorment.

What Is Tencel Lyocell?

Tencel lyocell is a cellulose fiber, which is made by dissolving wood pulp and using a special drying process called spinning. Before it is dried, wood chips are mixed with a solvent to produce a wet mixture. The mixture is then pushed through small holes to form threads, which is then chemically treated and the lengths of fiber are spun into yarn and woven into cloth.