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How is cotton woven into cloth?

The long cotton fibers are spun into strong treads which are then woven into cloth. Many of the towels, sheets, shirts and clothing we enjoy using and wearing are made of cotton.  The cotton plant at harvest time looks like it has a cluster of flurry snowballs made of silky white cotton fibers. After the …

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How is fiber glass made?

Fiber glass is made of very fine, flexible threads of glass, which can be spun and woven into cloth or used in many other ways. Fiber glass is made from sand and other materials used to make ordinary glass. The glass-maker first melts the glass materials and forms them into small glass marbles.  He then …

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