How Are Sponges Made?

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There are naturally occurring sea sponges as well as synthetic, mad made sponges. Sea sponges are rumored to have been around, living in the ocean, as long as 700 million years ago. Synthetic sponges are made throughout a process that starts out with sheets of cellulose. The cellulose is added to giant mixers then several different chemicals and heating processes are added in order to create the texture, remove impurities, and ready the sponges for sale. You can find more information here: http://www.madehow.com/Volume-5/Sponge.html
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Sponges are animals that can be found in the ocean. Divers collect them from the ocean and when they die, their skin comes off. This allows them to clean them thoroughly and prepare them to sell.
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