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Barnhardt Purified Cotton

The Barnhardt Family has produced cotton fiber for more than 100 years for use in medical, pharmaceutical, heath, personal, and home care applications. It’s earned us the title, “The First Family of American Cotton.” We are the world leader in purifying cotton using our Proprietary Ultra-Purification Process in which each individual cotton fiber is singled out, scoured, washed, cleansed, purified using gentle hydrogen peroxide, flood rinsed,
four-stage dried, and finished.

Our Purified Cotton contains zero residual chemicals, zero toxins, zero impurities, and Totally Chlorine Free (TCF).

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How It’s Made: Purified Cotton in Needlepunch

Continuing our “How It’s Made Series,” today we’ll discuss how nonwoven needlepunch fabrics are made from webs of fibers (to see the web-making process, check out our carding/airlaid blog post). In the case of needlepunch, some of the fibers have been driven through the web by—yep, you guessed it—barbed needles. This gives the webs strength […]

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Product Developments

Organic Cotton Products Spotlight: Organic High Q® and Organic UltraClean Cotton Comber

We recently discussed some of the advantages that organic cotton has over conventional cotton. While growing organic cotton faces some challenges of its own—such as higher associated costs and lower current market share—we’re committed to providing organic cotton product options for as many applications as possible. Right now, we have two in our arsenal.

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