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What is "Supplex" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 25-May-2024 (1 month, 20 days ago)
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Supplex
A Du Pont trademarked fabric made of nylon fibers available in a side range of finished - it is durable, lightweight, soil-resistant. colorfast, quick-drying and breathable.

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