Wednesday, 24 April 2019


It 'a natural phenomenon in mercerized cotton, up to 40% more than normal cotton. The values of moisture absorption environment are similar to flax not mercerized. Up to 12% of moisture by volume. E 'can also mercerise Lino, in this way the tissues reach a humidity of 16%.

By the warmth of the environment, particularly when exposed to sunlight, this absorbed moisture evaporates cooling the skin in a natural way, with a pleasant feeling of fresh dry.

This is an intrinsic property of mercerized cotton yarn, not to be confused with the properties of certain fabrics woven from synthetic and / or man-made, where the characteristics of breathability are obtained only with special weaving methods (open spaces free from yarn to do transpire the skin directly) or with finishing by means of chemical additives.