Cotton Fiber is a natural vegetable fiber produced in the cotton plant. Cotton fiber is short and creamy white color. Due to its versatile properties, people use cotton fiber to make cotton fabric. The cross-section of cotton fiber having a ribbon-like structure. Length of cotton fiber is a valuable factor for spinnability.
The diameter varies from 16mm to 52 mm depends upon the type of cotton. The twists in the cotton fiber are not continuous in one direction. The cotton fiber twists help it in the spinning.
Below is the length of different types of cotton available:
Indian cotton- 16-25 mm
American cotton- 20-30 mm
Sea Island- 38-52 mm
Egyptian cotton- 30-38 mm