Staple Fibers Market Growth and Segments, 2016-2026

Staple fibers are all natural fibers except for the silk that are twisted together to form yarns. Staple fibers vary in length and available in a wide range of compositions. Staple fibers can be manufactured either from wool, raw cotton, flax or hemp. The most common raw material used for manufacturing staple fiber is wool and cotton. However, it is also manufactured from the other raw materials such as alpaca, angora, mohair and flax. Filament fibers are usually cut into shorter lengths either for spinning using a specific type of fiber or in the various combinations of natural fibers that are also considered to be the staple fibers. Staple fibers are either short filaments having length of about 21/2 inches and filaments are known as longer staples when they have length more than that of 21/2 inches. Cotton is a short staple fiber that ranges from roughly 1 inch to almost 2 inch in length on the other hand wool is a long staple fiber which ranges from about 21/2 inches to 6 inches. These fibers must be spun together in order to create a usable strand.

Staple fibers Market: Drivers and Restraints

Staple fibers are typically used in the wide range of applications such as clothing construction, needle crafting, rug-making and weaving industries. The yarns of the long staple fibers are ideal for manufacturing heavy-use objects such as blankets, coats, rugs and wrap threads. Just like the growing demand for other housing related products there is an increase in the demand for carpets. Thus, the expanding carpet market is anticipated to boost the demand for the staple fibers during future. In addition, the staple fibers are also used in the manufacturing of blankets. Thus, owing to the decreasing temperature there is rise in the demand for the winter clothing in across the colder regions which has boosted the growth of the industry which is expected to drive the overall staple fibers market during the forecast period. Third major use of short staple fibers are to...