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What is "Polyester Fibre" - Definition & Explanation

The generic name for fibres made from a synthetic linear polymer that contains, in the chain, at least 85% (m/m) of an ester of a dihydric alcohol and terphthalic acid, e.g. poly(ethyleneterephthalate).
A synthetic fibre, usually produced with staple fibre and spun yarns, that is used in some carpet fibre.

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The name given to ultra-fine manufactured fibers and the name given to the technology of developing these fibers. Fibers made using microfiber technology, produce fibers which weigh less than 1. 0...

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