multifilament


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multifilament

(ˌmʌltɪˈfɪləmənt) or

multifil

n
(Textiles) a thread comprising several filaments
adj
(Textiles) (of a thread)comprising several filaments
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The Company had started by setting up manufacturing of polypropylene multifilament yarn with a capacity of 2000 tons per annum.
Although polyethylene napthalate monofilament, glass, Kevlar, and liquid crystal polymer multifilament fibers have been tried, none of them has been widely accepted in manufacturing.
Between the mid-2000s and early 2010s, owing to increasing costs (mostly related to the oil prices) and taking advantage of the high abundance of sharks in particular areas or seasons (or both), the fisheries targeting swordfish started replacing the traditional monofilament leaders with multifilament steel leaders, and baiting the hooks with fish, mostly mackerel (Scomber spp.
They offer a wide selection of strings ranging from polyester, to synthetic gut, and multifilament.
These comprise the integrated FET-101 Multifilament, FET-102 Nonwoven and FET-103 Monofilament lines, together with enhanced monitoring and control facilities in the new Testing Laboratory.
Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology are developing multifilament artificial muscles that can power future robots instead of the traditional as well as bulky pneumatic and servo-based systems.
With twice the stiffness, tires can be designed incorporating MilliCap Reinforcement Tape with the same restrictive force needed to maintain steel belt placement as multifilament cap plies with half the material.
This rapier machine is equipped with positive guided grippers and will be weaving a mix of monofil multifilament and PP-tape to demonstrate its extreme versatility in weft and speed capacity.
The most common types of yarn filter cloths are manufactured out of multifilament or monofilament yarn.
Is it IGFA legal to use braided line, spectra, or multifilament line for World Record catches?