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Unleash the Absorbency Power: Zorb® Microfiber Loop Terry Heavy Duty Fabric

Discover the absorbent wonder of Zorb® Microfiber Loop Terry Heavy Duty Fabric! Boasting a unique ability to soak eight times its weight swiftly, this fabric is a haven of safety, free from harmful substances like PFOS, PFOA & SAP's. Its CPSIA certification ensures trust, while its readiness to use without pre-washing accelerates your projects. Ideal for a variety of uses, from activewear to hygiene products, this USA-made, eco-friendly fabric is a blend of convenience, safety, and superb functionality.

  • Features
  • Benefits
  • Specs
  • Care
    • Superior Absorbency: Zorb fabrics exhibit a remarkable ability to absorb up to 20 times their weight in moisture, making them an exceptional choice for high-usage applications where dryness is paramount.
    • Rapid Drying Capacity: Engineered to expel moisture quickly, Zorb significantly cuts down on drying times, thus enhancing reusability and saving energy.
    • Eco-Conscious Production: Zorb is crafted with a commitment to environmental stewardship, utilizing processes that reduce carbon emissions and water usage, which speaks to the growing demand for sustainable fabric options.
    • Durability and Longevity: Resistant to multiple washes and constant use, Zorb maintains its structure and effectiveness over time, allowing for the creation of long-lasting products.
    • Soft and Safe for Skin: With its plush texture and hypoallergenic properties, Zorb remains gentle on the most sensitive skin, ensuring comfort and safety for all users.
    • Health and Comfort: Zorb's hypoallergenic and thermal regulating features promote skin health and comfort, making it suitable for delicate skin types and all climates.
    • Cost-Effective: The durability of Zorb fabrics translates to fewer replacements and repairs, offering long-term cost savings for both consumers and manufacturers.
    • Odor Resistance: The natural odor-resistant quality of Zorb helps in maintaining freshness in products, reducing the need for frequent laundering.
    • Adaptable for Various Uses: From apparel to home goods, Zorb's versatile nature allows it to be integrated into a wide array of products, aligning with diverse market needs.
    • Innovation Leader: Standing at the forefront of textile innovation, Zorb fabrics are continuously improved to meet the evolving standards of quality and sustainability in the industry.
    • Country of Origin: Made in USA 🇺🇸
    • Manufacturer: AKAS Tex
    • Fabric Content: A proprietary blend of polyester fibers engineered for high performance
    • Fabric Weight: 515 GSM / 15.2 ounces per square yard
    • Fabric Width: 62" - 65" wide / 157 cm wide - 165 cm wide
    • Fabric Thickness: 0.066 inch +/- 10%
    • Approx. Shrinkage (Length): 1% - 2%
    • Approx. Shrinkage (Width): Minimal
    • Approx. Stretch (Length): Minimal
    • Approx. Stretch (Width): 5%
    • UPF Rating: 50+
    • Quantity Information: Quantity = number of continuous yards. Orders of more than 10 yards may ship in more than 1 piece. If you would like a continuous piece, please leave a comment & we will try to accommodate your request., Seconds quality material may not ship in completed lengths. They may be in several cut pieces not less than 18" or so.
  • Care Instructions: No prewash, Wash medium, Serge open sides before washing, Dry low, No Fabric softener, No Bleach, No Chlorine
    Read about the 7 Reasons Your Fabric Could Break Down - Fabric Care Made Easy
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    Additional Care Instructions:
    • It is not recommended to pre-wash before sewing. If you prefer to pre-wash, serge (or sew/finish) all open edges to prevent unraveling of threads. However it is recommended to wash before using it.

    • Liquid detergent is preferred over powder because there is a chance that the powder will not dissolve completely and in that case the powder will be stored inside the microfiber. This risk is compounded if cold water is used. Remember, microfibers tend to hold everything, so use half the quantity of detergent you would normally use.

    • Never wash with fabric softeners. The microfiber will accumulate the softeners and over a period of time, will be saturated with it, reducing its efficiency.

    • Never wash the microfiber with other terry or other fabric which has lint. The microfiber will treat lint or any other fibers and dirt particles and store the particles inside the microfiber reducing its efficiency.

    • Do not wash with anything sharp or with anything that has hook tape. Sharp objects can snag the loops and cause them to run. Hook tape will attach to the loops and tear the fabric.

    • Never dry the microfiber in a dryer on high heat. It could actually melt the fibers with excessive heat and lock the traps. Dry on low heat and permanent press is the best setting.

  • Sustainability
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  • Disclaimer
  • Sourcing the best materials and locally

    We source fibers and yarns within the United States mostly direct from local mills.

    Commitment to not use harmful chemicals in the fabrics

    No PFAS, PFOA, lead, dioxins, heavy metals, BPA, phthalates, formaldehyde, nanoparticles or super absorbent polymers (SAP).

    Responsible partnerships with Vendors

    We establish partnerships with vendors keeping an eye on the sustainability of their processes.

    Creating super absorbent fabrics with leading edge technology

    Engineered with a unique knitting construction without using SAP, so your end product stays absorbent for its’ lifetime

    Safe working conditions and fair labor practices

    Made in US mills with safe workplace practices and fair wages following all labor regulations.

    Manufacturing processes that do not create harmful waste

    Closely controlled facilities and EPA-compliant processes that do not add waste or pollute the environment.

  • No Returns Policy

    All our orders are custom and cut to size. Due to the nature of our process, we are unable to accept any returns or exchanges.

    Warranty Info
    • All natural fiber fabrics may have small holes, runs, etc. in the fabric. These are out of our control, however we take precaution & send you extra yardage in lieu of the defect.
    • All bolts & rolls may have a +/- 10% variation. Discounted pricing reflects any discrepancies.
    • Bolts & Rolls Seam & Damage Allowance - May contain seams where two ends of the fabric are sewn or taped together or marks which can be easily washed away. We always give extra yardage for seam & damage allowances.
    • Hook & Loop are custom cut to your specifications. No returns accepted.
    • Elastics are custom cut to your specifications. No returns accepted.
    • Snaps & some elastics are packaged by weight so count is approximate. Pricing reflects possible minor quantity discrepancies.

    Specs Disclaimer

    This information is obtained by industry accepted test methods and represents typical data. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as permission or recommendation to infringe any patent. It is furnished for your general information only and does not represent a warranty or guarantee of Wazoodle Fabrics.

    Wazoodle Fabrics makes no representations, collateral agreements, conditions or other warranties of any nature or kind, express or implied, with respect to such information or product and assumes no responsibility as to the accuracy or the suitability of the information or product for purchaser’s intended uses. The purchaser should conduct its own tests to determine the suitability of the material for their particular application.

    The foregoing statements shall supersede the terms and conditions, whether express or implied, of any separate agreement of purchase and sale between Wazoodle and the purchaser.

    Copyrights & Trademarks

    AKASTiq® is a registered trademark of AKAS Tex.
    Dri-QWick™ is a registered trademark of AKAS Tex.
    ECO-PUL™ is a registered trademark of AKAS Tex.
    ProCare® is a registered trademark of AKAS Tex.
    ProCool® is a registered trademark of AKAS Tex.
    ProECO® is a registered trademark of AKAS Tex.
    ProSoft® is a registered trademark of AKAS Tex.
    Stretch-FIT™ is a registered trademark of AKAS Tex.
    TransWICK™ is a registered trademark of AKAS Tex.

    SILVADUR™ is a registered trademark of DuPont de Nemours, Inc.

    REPREVE® is a registered trademark of Unifi, Inc. 

    COOLMAX® is a registered trademark of The LYCRA Company.
    Lycra is a registered trademark of The LYCRA Company.

    Zorb® is a registered trademark of Wazoodle Fabrics.

    Can I use your brand information on my products?

    Yes, it is possible, however please see the Licensing FAQ for all the requirements.