cellulose triacetate

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Noun1.cellulose triacetate - cellulose acetate that is relatively slow to burn; used instead of celluloid for motion-picture film
cellulose acetate - an ester of acetic acid; used in fibers and fabrics; photographic films and varnishes
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The pyrolysis temperature between the diacetate and the cellulose triacetate may vary, but it is close to 370[degrees]C.
The industry has developed different types of films with improved optical properties, specifically without birefringence (the effect of which becomes visible in polarized light): Cyclic Olefin Polymer (COP) and Cellulose Triacetate (TAC).