JAPAN: Skim milk rayon claimed to help keep in moisture
Fibre company Daiwabo Rayon and Snow Brand Milk Products have jointly developed rayon containing skim milk powder, which is expected to be used in infant goods and underwear, Asia In Focus reported.
The process used to make the fibre, which is known as Miley, is claimed to improve the rayon's ability to retain moisture. Skim milk powder at a ratio of 15% by weight is added to the raw material viscose.
Daiwabo Snow Brand jointly develop rayon with improved moisture-holding characteristics, the report said.
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