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Aditi Golchha from HOLY HEARTS EDUCATION ACADEMY, asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 24/10/12

advantages and disadvantages of synthetic materials

Srusti Dash From Buxi Jagabandhu English Medium Sch, added an answer, on 24/10/12
76 helpful votes in Science

ADVANTAGES:

  1. THEY ARE SMOOTHER IN TEXTURE
  2. THEY ARE LUSTROUS
  3. THEY HAVE MORE STRENGTH
  4. THEY ARE WRINKLE-RESISTANT
  5. THEY ARE MOTH AND MICROBE-RESISTANT
  6. THEY DON 'T SHRINK AFTER WASHING
  7. THEY DON ' 'T GET CRUMPLED AFTER WASHING AND WEARING. HENCE, THEY DON 'T NEED IRONING.
  8. THEY ARE ABRASION-RESISTENT(RESISTANT TO WEAR & TEAR)
  9. THEY ARE LESS EXPENSIVE
  10. THEY ARE READILY AVAILABLE
  11. THEY DO NOT ABSORB A LOT OF WATER. HENCE, THEY DRY UP QUICKLY
  12. THEY LAST LONGER

DISADVANTAGES :

  1. THEY ARE NON-BIODEGRADABLE
  2. THEY CATCH FIRE FAST AND FORM BEAD LIKE STRUCTURES AFTER BURNING WHICH STICK TO THE BODY OF THE PERSON WEARING IT, CAUSING SEVERE BURNS
  3. THEY FORM STATICAL ENERGY IN DRY SEASONS CAUSING ALLERGY TO SOME PEOPLE
  4. THEY DO NOT ABSORB MUCH WATER CAUSING DISCOMFORT 
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Shivani From Dav International School Kharghar, added an answer, on 24/10/12
562 helpful votes in Science

 ADVANTAGES OF SYNTHETIC FIBRES :

  • THEY ARE MORE DURABLE
  • THEY ARE LESS EXPENSIVE
  • THEY ARE READILY AVAILABLE
  • THEY ARE EASY TO MAINTAIN
  • THEY DRY UP QUICKLY
  • THEY ARE WRINKLE RESISTANT
  • THEY AREN 'T ATTACKED BY INSECT PESTS LIKE MOTHS, WORMS ETC..

DISADVANTAGES OF SYNTHETIC FIBRES:

  • THEY ARE NON-BIODEGRADABLE
  • THEY ARE HIGHLY INFLAMMABLE
  • THEY CATCHES FIRE EASILY AND MELT AND STICK TO OUR BODY
  • THEY SOAK VERY LESS WATER
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Aryan Kumar From Green Fields School, added an answer, on 30/10/12
32 helpful votes in Science

one of utilize synthetic material is acrylic 
the advantages are-
They are light weight but have more bulk.
They are comfortable to wear due to high moisture management.
They are odor and mildew resistant too.

disadvantages are-
Acrylic is not as strong as other synthetics.
Has poor resistance to matting.
stained by oil and grease.

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Gaurav , added an answer, on 23/12/14
nylon
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B Kishan From Dav Hzl Sr Sec School, added an answer, on 26/10/12
144 helpful votes in Science

advantages=synthetic fibres are afffordable inexpensive and are strong as compared to natural fibres.they do not absorb  much water and dry quickly

 disadvantages=they catch fire easily and stick to our body if used in the kitchen and any source of heat.

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minipreji... , added an answer, on 9/8/11

 advantage off synthetic fibre

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Aquib Raut From New Horizon Public School, added an answer, on 27/6/11

advantages and disadvantages of synthetic fibre

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Shivani From Dav International School Kharghar, added an answer, on 24/10/12
562 helpful votes in Science
  • ADVANTAGES OF SYNTHETIC FIBRES :
  • THEY ARE MORE DURABLE
  • THEY ARE LESS EXPENSIVE
  • THEY ARE READILY AVAILABLE
  • THEY ARE EASY TO MAINTAIN
  • THEY DRY UP QUICKLY
  • THEY ARE WRINKLE RESISTANT
  • THEY AREN 'T ATTACKED BY INSECT PESTS LIKE MOTHS, WORMS ETC..
  • DISADVANTAGES OF SYNTHETIC FIBRES:
  • THEY ARE NON-BIODEGRADABLE
  • THEY ARE HIGHLY INFLAMMABLE
  • THEY CATCHES FIRE EASILY AND MELT AND STICK TO OUR BODY
  • THEY SOAK VERY LESS WATER
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