This discussion blog is about general opinions about the differences of Pet product composition. We will use articles evidence and other articles from the internet to have a wide spread of replies, opinions, discussions and let you decide what is good for you.
We will reference the replies with links as below. Happy reading :)
What is Polypropylene Fabric?
Polypropylene is a lightweight type of plastic. It was originally used to mass-produce plastic items in factories. It is most commonly a textile or fabric.
The advantages of polypropylene include:
Resistant to chemicals
Thermal properties ideal for cold weather
Resistant to tearing
The disadvantages of polypropylene include:
Susceptible to UV damage
Difficult to dye or paint after manufacturing
May oxidize or rust over time
What is Polyester?
Polyester is a synthetic fabric that is derived from petroleum. It is one of the most common fabrics in the world because of its versatility. Polyester is typically a soft fabric, but it's made from plastic and is scientifically known as polyethylene terephthalate.
The advantages of polyester include:
Can be blended with natural fibers to reduce shrinkage
Lower production costs
The disadvantages of polyester include:
Fabric will melt in extreme heat
Difficult to remove stains
Not environmentally friendly
What is Nylon?
Nylon is an entirely synthetic material that is most often used as an alternative to silk. Nylon can also be made into a plastic or even a resin. It is a flexible material that is known for its ability to stretch but maintain its shape.
The advantages of nylon include:
Easily combined with other materials
Resistant to dirt
Easy to clean
Retains its color
The disadvantages of nylon include:
Subject to tears or runs
Melts in high temperatures
Does not wick moisture
What is 100% Cotton?
100% Cotton is a natural cotton.
The advantages of 100% Cotton include:
High value 100% cotton
Easy to make designs and dye colours
High end look quality
The disadvantages of 100% Cotton include:
More expensive than less than 100% Cotton blends
Will shrink, wrinkle
Not environmentally friendly as less than 100% blend due to complex construction
May not last as long as less than 100% blends
What is Less than 100% Cotton or 50/50% blend?
Less than 100% Cotton or Cotton Blends are usually a mix of Cotton and Polyester or Cotton Nylon Blend.
The advantages of Less than 100% Cotton include:
Stronger and durable in its natural state (washing)
Less likely to shrink or wrinkle compared to 100% Cotton
Very easy to wash
Environmentally friendly (less cotton)
Not soft for those who like non soft
The disadvantages of Less than 100% Cotton include:
Feels less quality than 100%
Dying colours not bling, vibrant
"What's the Difference Between Polyester vs. Polypropylene?
Polyester and polypropylene are both synthetic materials made of plastic. Both materials are durable and widely popular, but there are differences between the two that you should know about.
The differences between polyester and polypropylene include:
Polypropylene is more water repellant than polyester.
Polyester can wick away moisture, but it is more absorbent than polypropylene.
Polypropylene will dry faster than polyester.
Polyester materials are much easier to care for compared to polypropylene.
Polyester has more UV resistance than polypropylene.
Polypropylene materials will hold in heat better than polyester, making it better for cold weather".
What Is the Difference Between Nylon vs. Polypropylene?
Nylon and polypropylene are two very different synthetic materials. The main differences are most noticeable when it comes to durability and flexibility.
The differences between nylon and polypropylene include:
Polypropylene is more durable than nylon.
Nylon is typically combined with another material during production.
Nylon is flexible and stretchy whereas polypropylene has less give.
Polypropylene is a duller material and nylon is more silky.
Nylon is a replacement for silk, while polypropylene is a replacement for wool or cotton.
Disclaimer: details below
Every Pet is different so please seek professional independent advice. This does not substitute as specific advice, but just discussion opinion.
The blog serves as a point of discussion, and opinions discussed in the blog is just discussion. It is up to the individual to make there own decision with their own responsibility.
LUXE PALS LIFESTYLE, LUXE PET PALS, and owners of the company does not take any responsibility for any topics discussed and then administered by the reader, viewer. It is the responsibility of the reader, viewer to make there own decision.
At no point in this blog is there an absolute correct or incorrect way, it is a discussion and opinions based on what other people are thinking about the issue.
All readers, viewers that participate in the blog, will be positive in the discussion, any negative comments will be deemed as poor taste, negative, inciting negativity and there is no room for this behaviour in the blog, the comments will be removed to perserve the neutral state of the blog.
There is no place in this website for negative abusive behaviour and the proper procedures will be adhere with NZ legal laws.
LUXE PALS LIFESTYLE, LUXE PET PALS, and owners of the company may remove any inappropriate content in the blogs, this may include advertising, any form of advertising, internet negative behaviour, and any discussion not related to this blog and what seems fit within our discretion.