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What is "Synthetic Fiber" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 11-Apr-2023 (1 year, 7 days ago)
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Synthetic fiber
Synthetic fibers used to create upholstery fabric include acetate, acrylic, nylon, rayon, and polypropylene.
Synthetic Fiber
Yarns created from various petrochemical technologies. Includes nylon, polyester, Dacron, orlon, lycra and the like. Used in the manufacture of men?s undergarments in the second half of the 20th century, reaching a peak in the 1960s and 1970s.
Synthetic Fiber
Synthetic fibers are the result of an extensive search by scientists to increase and improve upon the supply of naturally occurring animal and plant fibers that have been used in making cloth.

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