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What is "Modacrylic Fiber" - Definition & Explanation

A manufactured fiber similar to acrylic in characteristics and end-uses. Modacrylics have a higher resistance to chemicals and combustion than acrylic, but also have a lower safe ironing temperature and a higher specific gravity than acrylic.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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