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cotton

 [kot´'n]
1. a plant of the genus Gossypium.
2. a textile material derived from the seeds of this plant.
absorbable cotton oxidized cellulose.
absorbent cotton (purified cotton) cotton freed from impurities, bleached, and sterilized; used as a surgical dressing.

pu·ri·fied cot·ton

absorbent cotton in which the hairs of the seed of varieties of Gossypium and other allied species are freed from adhering impurities, deprived of fatty matter, bleached, and sterilized; used for tampons and other purposes.

purified cotton

cotton freed from impurities, bleached, and sterilized. It is used as a surgical dressing.

pu·ri·fied cot·ton

(pyūri-fīd kotŏn)
Absorbent cotton in which the hairs of the seed of Gossypium are freed from impurities, deprived of fatty matter, bleached, and sterilized.
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Acquisition layers in hygiene products are using Barnhardt's HiLoft cotton, which wicks 33% faster than traditional purified cotton, Hargrove explains, while a newer innovation, HighQ UltraSoft "enhances the natural softness of purified cotton and as an added benefit enhances processing on nonwoven cards.
Levin is an ideal addition to our Purified Cotton team.
Another player in the cotton market is Barnhardt, which produces a variety of purified cotton products for nonwovens.
Additionally, High Q and High Q Ultra are super-clean, absorbent, long length purified cotton products used to produce nonwoven fabrics for wipes, consumer and medical products; Needle-eze is a purified cotton for needlepunching that reduces needle wear and breakage and Barnhardt Organic Line of Purified Cotton is produced using organically grown cotton purified with a proprietary process.

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