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What is "Polythene Fibre" - Definition & Explanation

The generic name for fibres made from a synthetic linear polymer of ethylene and that has the structure:

NOTE:

The two types of commercial production are:

a) high-density polyethylene *HDPE), 0,96g/m˛, produced by low-pressure polymerisation; and

b) low-density polyethylene (LDPE), 0,93g/m˛, produced by high-pressure polymerisation.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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