The difference between down cotton and down


Down cotton≠down

Down is the feathers of poultry, and down cotton is a cotton fiber product similar to feathers.

Down is the fluff that grows on the abdomen of geese and ducks, and is called feathers in flakes. Because down is a kind of animal protein fiber, it has higher thermal insulation than cotton (vegetable cellulose), and the down ball-shaped fiber is densely covered with tens of thousands of small triangular pores, which can shrink and expand with temperature changes, resulting in a temperature-regulating function. Absorb the flowing hot air from the human body and isolate the invasion of cold air from the outside.

Down is divided into duck down and goose down, but duck down is common in the market.

Down cotton: It is made of microfibers of different specifications through a special process. Because the quality is similar to down, it is called down cotton, which fills the gap in the market for down substitutes. This product is light and thin, delicate to the touch, soft, good in heat preservation, not easy to deform, does not see through, has the feeling of down, and its heat preservation performance exceeds that of down of the same weight, and can be widely used in down jackets, ski jackets, cold-proof clothes, etc. Thermal products.

Down cotton is divided into two types: one is combed and shaped, and feels similar to Dupont cotton, also known as imitation goose down cotton. The so-called down cotton is actually hollow cotton, but it is not real cotton, but hollow polyester as filling Because the air is insulated, the warmth retention is very different from that of down.

In terms of comparing the two, the difference is obvious:

Advantages of down (1) Down products have high warmth retention, strong elasticity, high bulkiness, and light weight. soft. soft features.

(2) The grade of down is higher and the quality is better.

(3) The thermal insulation performance of down jacket is better than that of down cotton.

(4) breathable and dry, strong dehumidification, no hardening,

(5) The duvet is durable, and the down products also play a certain role in beauty

(6) The duvet is suitable for patients with high blood pressure and the prevention of rheumatism and arthritis.

Disadvantages of down cotton (1) The disadvantage of down cotton is that it is not very warm

(2) It is not washable, easy to deform after washing, and has a short service life.

(3) Down cotton products are not light and comfortable enough.

, rest assured down!


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