Properties of Acrylic Fibre

Acrylic fibre is the most popular among the synthetic fibres. It contains about 85% acrylonitrile units. It is generated from hydrogen, cyanide, acetylene and petroleum. Top Properties of Acrylic Fibre The main properties of acrylic fibres may be described as follows: Length The length of the acrylic fibre can be controlled. That means, it may […]

Synthetic Fibres: Characteristics and End Usage

There are twelve major groups of Synthetic or manufactured fibres, eight of which are found in considerable abundance in fashion apparel, wearable accessories, and home furnishings. Each has specific characteristics that are unique and are wearable under trade names that belong to their producers. For example, Zafran is Nylon that is produced by BASF Corporation, […]

Physical and Chemical Properties of Polyester

Polyester is defined as a manufactured fibre in which the fibre forming substance is any long-chain synthetic polymer made of at least 85% by weight of an ester of a sub-aromatic carboxylic acid comprising, but not confined to dimethyl terephthalate units and parasols hydroxyl benzoate units. Physical Properties of Polyester Tenacity Polyester filaments and staple […]

Properties of Cellulose Acetate Fibre

Cellulose acetate is prepared by heating cellulose with acetyl anhydride, glacial acetic acid and sulphuric acid at low temperature. It is a continuous filament and can be made desired diameter staple, length and crimp. To make staple fibre is cut by cutting unit and crimped. Physical Properties of Acetate Chemical Properties of Acetate You may also like: […]

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