Man-Made Fibers for the Fashion Industry

Synthetic Fabrics   Fashion Terms  M Fashion Terms

Man-made fibers is reference to “Synthetic Fibers”. 

The fibers made by human beings are called synthetic fibers or man-made fibers.  

For example nylon, polyester, rayon, etc.,   These units are chemical substance and also referred to as monomers.  A synthetic fiber is a chain of small units join together.

Please visit our Synthetic Fibers term to learn more.

Learn more about textile fibers for the apparel industry.

You may also want to visit our man-made fiber research section and the fiber definitions area of our glossary.

The term "man-made" means made or caused by human beings.

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