Oceanarium Microfibre Towel
We are sure these Oceanarium Microfibre Towel will make you stand out from a sea of people on the boat! These towel are large enough for beach use on the sand, or towelling down.
Compared to cotton, microfibre is quick drying, super absorbent and lightweight. There is a growing variety of microfibre towel in the market and their characteristics may be different. The price also varies greatly with a higher end towel costing three to four times greater than a lower end towel. What makes this price difference and how do you select the best for your intended usage? There are three major consideration when it comes to the characteristics and cost of the microfibre towel. They are, its composition, fabric type and weight.
Microfibres are technically fibres has diameter in the tenth to hundredth of milli meters. Any material that can be stretched to that small diameter can be called microfibres. For microfibre towel, the most commonly used materials are polyester and polyamide (Nylon). Polyester weigh less than polyamide, is less absorbent and have a more synthetic touch to it. However, polyamide dries slower than polyester as it has a greater water retention characteristic.
People often wonder: What is a microfibre cloth? Microfibre is defined as a fibre that is one denier or less. A denier is a measurement of fineness equal to a unit of fire that weighs one gram for each 9000 meters… meaning it is really small. To put it into perspective, microfibre is 1/100 the diameter of a human hair and 1/20 the diameter of a strand of silk.
What is the difference between a microfibre towel and a regular towel?
- Shipping Weight: 0.3 kgs
- Size 80cm x 140cm