Contemporary: Many contemporary rugs are made from expensive fibers like wool and silk, but you can also find them made of synthetic yarns such as acrylic, olefin, polyester, or a yarn blend.
Less pricey versions are usually made from synthetic materials such as nylon, olefin and polypropyline instead of wool or silk.
Berber carpet, including carpet tiles, is typically made from one of three materials - wool, nylon or olefin.
Because wool carpet is so expensive, most consumer-grade Berber is made from either nylon or olefin.
At Work Double Duty Socks are made from a blend of wool, acrylic, stretch nylon and Olefin.
Nylon is also an expensive yarn when compared to acrylic, olefin or polyester.
Olefin is another nearly indestructible carpet fiber, similar to nylon.
Nylon and olefin Berber are much more durable and easier to clean.
Carpets with loops are typically made from olefin, such as Berber.
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