Microfiber University

Quality vs. GSM/Blend/Pile

Quality vs. GSM/Blend/Pile

Quality vs. GSM/Blend/Pile There is a lot of confusion (and misinformation) about the quality of microfiber towels. What makes a microfiber “quality”?  Is it the GSM? Is it the blend... Read More

Proper Towel Wiping Technique

Most people just grab a towel and start wiping. While this is easy and intuitive it is not the best or most efficient way to use a towel, especially if... Read More
Proper Towel Wiping Technique
Edge Types: What is the Difference?

Edge Types: What is the Difference?

​There are more than a few microfiber towel edge types. They all have trade offs - Benefits and downsides. ​ ​​Overlock Stitch ​​Banding/piping ​​Edgeless/Ultrasonic Cut ​​Hidden/rolled edge​​ ​​ The most... Read More

Cheap vs Expensive Microfiber Towels: What’s the difference?

Lots of people are confused about the price range of microfiber towels. They can look the same and feel the same, but the prices can be wildly different. Why are... Read More
Cheap vs Expensive Microfiber Towels: What’s the difference?
S. Korea vs. China - Is Korean Microfiber Better?

S. Korea vs. China - Is Korean Microfiber Better?

S. Korea vs Chinese Microfiber   "Korean made microfiber is higher quality than Cheap Chinese made microfiber" - or so the Myth is told…. in the Auto Detailing world. We... Read More

What is Pile or Weave? About Microfiber Types

The weave, or pile, of a fabric describes how the yarn on the surface of the material is oriented. It describes the shape or tuft of the yarn fibers. It... Read More
What is Pile or Weave? About Microfiber Types
Microfiber for Detailing

Microfiber for Detailing

There are a lot of options when it comes to Microfiber Towels for Auto Detailing, and there is good reason. Different auto detailing tasks use different tools and chemicals and... Read More

What is Blend?

The microfiber blend is the ratio of polyester and polyamide. Polyester and polyamide are polymer fibers, most microfiber for cleaning is made of a blend of the two materials. “Nylon”... Read More
What is Blend?
How to Wash Microfiber?

How to Wash Microfiber?

HOW TO WASH MICROFIBER TOWELS IN WASHING MACHINE: Wash prior to use: to remove residual lint and dye from the manufacturing process Wash separate from cotton products: so foreign lint... Read More

What is Microfiber?

Microfiber is any fiber that is less than 1 denier, and there are several different types of microfiber towels. One denier is 10 micrometers in diameter. A strand of silk... Read More
What is Microfiber?