Polycotton material is a mixture of cotton and polyester fibers.
The material combinations differ, with 65% cotton and 35% polyester being the most common combination. Polycotton material combines the strong points of both fibers. The garments are breathable, tear-resistant and are not easily damaged by friction. Polycotton is more expensive than pure polyester, but a lot more comfortable to wear. It is cheaper than pure cotton. The 65/35 combination is very popular for workwear, because it is affordable and durable. There is also a wide range of colours available.
If employees work indoors around machinery, the tear-resistance of poly cotton may be favorable. If the work is in an outdoor setting, particularly in hot climates, 100% cotton fabric could be the better choice. Before deciding, make sure to take all environmental factors into consideration