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What is "Spinnerette" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 23-Feb-2023 (1 year, 8 days ago)
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Spinnerette
The device (similar to a showerhead) which forms strands of filament as molten polymer is pumped through. It is at this stage that the fiber cross section, fiber size and the number of filaments in a yarn bundle (for continuous filament) are determined.
Spinnerette
The machine that creates man-made fibers out of liquid by forcing it through tiny holes.

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