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What is "Polyolefin Fibre" - Definition & Explanation

A fibre made from a synthetic linear polymer obtained by polymerising an unsaturated hydrocarbon (e.g. ethylene CH≤-CH≤ or propylene CH≤ = CH-CH3) to give a linear saturated hydrocarbon. (See also polyethylene fibre and polypropylene fibre).

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