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PLA Fiber, INGEO, Cross-Section

PLA Fiber, INGEO, Cross-Section

This is a sample PLA fiber from the sample-set provided by Textile Fabric Consultants, Inc. Ingeo is a trademarked product of Far Eastern Textile Ltd.

Reflected Brightfield Illumination


PLA fiber is a polylactic acid fiber that is biodegradable. It is produced through a fermentation process using plant material.

Significance in the Environment:

This is an increasingly common clothing fiber.

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