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What is "Polyester Fibre" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 19-May-2024 (1 month, 30 days ago)
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Polyester Fibre
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).
Polyester Fibre
A synthetic fibre, usually produced with staple fibre and spun yarns, that is used in some carpet fibre.

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