How to identify the true and false of sweaters

- Feb 26, 2019-

Sweaters are popular among consumers in spring, autumn and winter, but there are many counterfeit and shoddy products. Some are blended with chemical fibers such as acrylic fiber and polypropylene in wool, and some are chemical wool fabrics to impersonate wool. Should pay attention to identify its true and false, to prevent mis-purchase.

See the trademark

If it is pure wool, there should be five items of pure wool mark; if it is a blended product, it should have a wool content mark; otherwise, it can be considered as a fake.

Check texture

The real sweater has soft texture, elasticity, good hand feeling and warmth. The texture, elasticity, hand feeling and warmth of the fake sweater are poor.

Combustion test

Real wool contains a lot of protein, ignites a few fibers from the clothes, smells the smell, looks at the ash, if there is the smell of burnt feathers, the ash is broken with fingers, it is pure wool; if there is no smell of burnt feathers The ash is not broken or agglomerated, but it is a chemical fiber fabric.

Friction static check

Rub the clothes to be inspected on the cotton shirt for about 5 minutes, then quickly separate from each other. If there is no "beep" sound, it is a real sweater; if there is a "beep" sound, even with a static spark, then For chemical fiber fabrics, it is a fake sweater.