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General information
OriginFrance, Spain, USA, Iran, Turkey, China, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Romania, Bulgaria, Russia, India, Algeria.
FiberNatural: Sheep and other animals
ComponentsCuticle, Cortex, Medulla
Average fiber diameter1/3000 inch to 1/275 inch.
Average fiber length3 inches to 20 inches.
Application in carpet weavingFoundation and Pile

Wool is a natural, thin fiber that grows on the skin of animals such as sheep, goats, and camels. and it's used in textile weaving and carpet weaving. Its ingredients are cuticle, cortex, and medulla. The average diameter of a woolen fiber is 1/3000 inch to 1/275 inch, and its average length is 3 up to 20 inches.