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What is "Nytril" - Definition & Explanation

A manufactured fiber, most often used in sweaters or pile fabrics, where little or no pressing is recommended, as the fiber has a low softening or melting point. However, it has also been successfully used in blends with wool for the purpose of minimizing shrinkage and improving the shape retention in garments.
A Term Used To Describe Manufactured Fibres Containing At Least 85% Of A Long-chain Polymer Of 1,1-dichloroethene (vinylidene Dinitrile) Where The Vinylidene Dinitrile Content Is No Less Than Every Other Unit In The Polymer Chain.

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