There are many kinds of clothing fabrics, and people tend to compare similar fabrics. Such as oxford fabric and canvas. So what are the obvious differences between them?
Oxford cloth is a new type of fabric with various functions and wide applications. At present, the main products on the market include: lattice, full-stretch, nylon, and tige. Oxford cloth is also called Oxford spinning. It uses polyester polyester-cotton blended yarn and cotton yarn to interweave, and adopts double-weft or square weave. It has the characteristics of easy washing and quick drying, soft hand feeling, good moisture absorption and comfortable wearing. Oxford spinning is a kind of fabric weaving method, which refers to the overlapping order of horizontal and vertical cotton yarns when weaving. Oxford spinning fabrics actually belong to the middle and low grade of shirt fabrics. Oxford cloth has soft color, soft body, good air permeability, comfortable to wear, easy to wash and quick-drying, and is mostly used as shirts, sportswear and pajamas. There are many varieties of products, including plain color, bleaching, colored warp and white weft, colored warp and color weft, medium and light color striped patterns, etc.; and also made of polyester-cotton yarn.
Canvas (canvas) is a thicker cotton or linen fabric. Named because it was originally used for sails. Generally, plain weave is used, and a small amount of twill weave is used. Multi-strand yarn is used for warp and weft. Canvas are usually divided into two categories: coarse canvas and fine canvas. Coarse canvas, also known as canopy cloth, has good waterproof performance and is used for automobile transportation and open-air warehouse cover and tents in the field. Fine canvas is used to make labor protection clothing and its supplies. After dyeing or printing, it can also be used as shoe materials, luggage fabrics, handbags, backpacks, table cloths, table cloths, etc. In addition, there are rubber canvas, shielding canvas for fire and radiation, and canvas for paper machine. But it has no elasticity, feels a bit hard to the touch, and wear-resistant. You will see it after a long time.
The difference between the two is: Oxford cloth is generally used on chemical fiber fabrics to express more, with soft hand feeling, good moisture absorption, comfortable wearing, easy to wash, quick-drying, and elasticity. Multi-purpose polyester-cotton blended yarn and cotton yarn are interwoven, and the weft-weight flat or square flat weave is adopted. The canvas includes cotton canvas, polyester-cotton canvas or nylon/cotton canvas, but it is not elastic, feels a bit hard to the touch, and wear-resistant. You will see it after a long time. Therefore, in general, both types of cloth have their own advantages, and it is impossible to determine which cloth is better. It can only be said that the corresponding cloth should be selected according to different uses.