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What is "Vinyon" - Definition & Explanation

A synthetic fiber polymer made from polyvinyl chloride. In some countries other than the United States, vinyon fibers are referred to as polyvinyl chloride fibers and is similar in nature to vinyl. It can bind non-woven fibers and fabrics. It was invented in 1939. See also Synthetic fibers.

Some other terms

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A lightweight or heavy open-construction fabric made byknotting ortwistingyarns together, thereby forminggeometric patterns such assquares orhexagons.Ranges in weight from very sheer to very heavy...

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