elastic fiber


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elastic fiber

n.
Any various thick yellow connective-tissue fibers containing elastin and characterized by great elasticity.
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Flereby, the fibers and the polymer matrix are divided into two separate domains, which are displayed as an elastic fiber domain (grey, velocity vector v) and a viscous polymer matrix domain (red, velocity vector u).
This feature is not characteristic of PPFE, because in PPFE there is a homogenous intra-alveolar fibrosis with generally preserved alveolar structure and even thickening of the alveolar structures through the process of elastic fiber deposition.
Elastic Fiber Matrices: Biomimetic Approaches to Regeneration and Repair
The cutter for fiber crushing has both tough and elastic fiber materials (eg.
The complexity of elastic fiber biogenesis in the skin--a perspective to the clinical heterogeneity of cutis laxa.
seen under a scanning electron microscope, allow an elastic fiber to conduct electrical current when stretched.
T400' fiber is a new melt-spun elastic fiber from INVISTA, based on multi- component technology that revolutionizes the comfort, hand, wrinkle resistance and easy care of contemporary fabrics.
3 billion in expanding output at its C4 Plant and others of materials for scale inhibitors and cleansers, carbon fibers, SAP (super-absorbent polymer) and elastic fiber.
The result is an elastic fiber that's tougher than steel and even the bulletproof material Kevlar
The cylinder is heated to 200"C and stretched until it is a soft elastic fiber 0.
Polyurethane has an excellent elastic stretch and recovery and was specifically developed as an elastic fiber, such as spandex, one of the most popular elastic fibers.
6 percent on Saudi- and Taiwan-produced butanediol, a chemical used to make plastics, elastic fiber and polyurethanes.