Friday, 16 June 2017
NO. Silk, natural protein fiber, is produced by several insects and only the silk made from silkworms has been used for textile manufacturing. In general, silk is mainly produced by the larvae of insects undergoing complete metamorphosis. And, some insects like web spinners and raspy crickets also produce silk throughout their lives. Besides, silk also
Sunday, 04 June 2017
In general, all spiders produce silk. And, this type of silk is used for climbing, to make webs or other structures, which function as sticky nets to catch other animals, or as nests or cocoons to protect their offspring, or to wrap up prey. Thus, spider webs are one of the strongest fibers in nature.
Sunday, 11 December 2016
How Silk is Made: From Silkworm to Silk Fabric Silkworms eggs Silkworms eggs bear a strong likeness to poppy seeds. Larva (Caterpillar) Stages Eat lots of fresh mulberry leaves. Approximately 1 month. Cocoons >> Silk threads >> Silk Fabric A silkworm cocoon is one continuous strand of silk approximately 300m – 900m in length. Once