acrylic fiber

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acryl′ic fi′ber

any of the group of synthetic textile fibers, as Orlon, made by the polymerization of acrylonitrile.
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Noun1.acrylic fiber - polymerized from acrylonitrileacrylic fiber - polymerized from acrylonitrile  
man-made fiber, synthetic fiber - fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
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In order to avoid detection, SUN also suggested removing the identifying barcodes for the M60 Carbon Fiber, prior to transshipment, and further suggested that they identify the M60 Carbon Fiber as acrylic fiber in customs documents.
In addition to Lenzing AG (AT), the world's largest cellulose fiber producer, the congress management has managed to get the European "Carbon player" SGL Group (DE) along with its subsidiary Fisipe (PT, acrylic fiber producer) as main sponsor on board.
Work by Paul [15] has focused on the diffusion processes associated with acrylic fiber formation where dimethylacetamide (DMAc) was used as the polymer solvent, a PAN copolymer consisting of polyacrylonitrile-co-vinyl acetate (PAN-co-VA) at a 92.
Zoltek entered into the large tow carbon fiber business in 1988 and acquired textile acrylic fiber facilities in Hungary and Mexico in 1996 and 2007, respectively.
In the United States, acrylic fiber production stopped in 2005, and in Europe it has been declining for many years.
YALOVA (CyHAN)- A fire erupted at the world's largest acrylic fiber factory, located in Yalova province near ystanbul, on Sunday.
He also noted that "AN and NaCN are very important chemicals for downstream diversification into acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), carbon fiber, acrylic fiber, acrylamide and others which serve various industries such as automotive, construction, water treatment, oil recovery, personal care, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, electronics, gold mining and many others.
Belarus mainly supplies Iran with acrylic fiber, metal products, trucks, tractors and potash, and buys from that country cars, automobile spare parts and components, and fruits.
The White Dove line has become known for the ability of its high-density acrylic fiber to carry a large quantity of paint.
Mitsuibishi solved the linting problem by fibrillatine or exfoliating a thick acrylic fiber to make the smaller fiber.
Part 1 Testing of Eluents and Extractant Part 2 TLC of Basic Dyed Acrylic Fiber Bulk Samples Part 3 TLC of Basic Dyed Acrylic Fibers of Differing Lengths
The major maker of acrylic fiber, resin and optical fiber had incurred a net loss of 964 million yen the previous business year when it set aside as much as 10.