Down is the general term for wool and down produced commercially by geese and ducks. Down is one of the traditional important export materials of our country. Down is a natural luxury thermal insulation material, and finished products such as down quilts, down jackets, down pillows, down shoes and down pants made of it have been loved by consumers all over the world.
The editor of the down factory below will introduce the application of down and how to clean the down pillow.
According to the statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture, more than 3 billion geese and ducks are raised in my country every year, of which there are more than 2.2 billion ducks and 800 million geese. The annual output of down and down is about 100,000 tons, and the annual export volume accounts for more than 50% of the total sales. The annual output value of down and feathers reaches more than 60 billion yuan, which can solve the employment problem of more than 1 million people.
Goose and duck down is an excellent filling for cold weather products. It is mainly used in the manufacture of down quilts, down pillows, down sleeping bags, down jackets, down hats, down gloves, down cushions, down cushions and other products that warm people's lives, and are widely used in five-star hotels. is using.
Make high-end sleeping beds. Also known as down mattress (fast mattress).
Large feathers and wing feathers, that is, flower feathers, are used as decorations for handicrafts such as electric fans and badmintons, and are exported overseas in large quantities.
In addition, leftovers can be processed into high-protein foods such as feather meal and organic fertilizer. Therefore, both ducks and geese are treasures and have great economic value in the use of feathers and feather resources.
When exposed to water or moisture, feathers tend to lift the ball, and in very wet conditions they may harden.
So, in order for a down pillow to stay dry, fluffy and soft, the pillow needs to stay clean and not get soiled, dry or wet.
The method is:
1. Place a zippered cotton inner pillowcase the exact size of the pillow over the down pillowcase. This is how it is used in five star hotels as well.
2. Put on the outer pillowcase. It can be made of cotton, silk or polycotton, depending on personal preference. In short, use soft fabrics.
The outer pillowcase can be cleaned once a week.
3. Regularly put your pillow outdoors in direct sunlight for a week or more than half a month, avoiding direct sunlight. Then pat to remove any floating dust and squeeze sweat and moisture from the pillow.