man-made fiber

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: fiber - fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processesman-made fiber - fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
acrylic, acrylic fiber - polymerized from acrylonitrile
nylon - a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
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2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About lyocell fiber Lyocell is a man-made fiber that is derived from cellulose.
Polyester, the most common man-made fiber, still has issues like pilling, clinginess and odor retention, but clearly today's polyester does not have the same stigmas it did a decade ago.
Companies boarding the investment bandwagon include Asia Polymer, Taiwan Styrene Monomer, Grand Pacific Petrochemical, Oriental Union Chemical, China Man-Made Fiber, and Taiwan VCM, which have decided to expand their capacities for such ethylene derivates as EG, SM, PE, and VCM.
Wool, silk and man-made fiber textile production has grown at a very small rate.
The four with the extended decision-making period are cotton and man-made fiber sweaters, cotton and man-made fiber dressing gowns and robes, men's and boys' wool trousers, and knit fabric.
BRUSSELS, Belgium-Cargill Dow's Ingeo fibers, a man-made fiber derived from corn, will make its first appearance in draperies here at Decosit.
Based on the agreement, Toray will produce INGEO fiber, the world's first man-made fiber derived from 100% annually renewable resources, in Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Indonesia, they said.
In 1972 after the second renewal, some bilateral agreements under the LTA also included limitations on trade in wool and man-made fiber textiles.
In the product range Fleissner Man-Made Fiber, Trutzschler Nonwovens delivers plants and equipment for production of staple fibers that are used in textile and nonwoven products.
The four added products are men's and boy's cotton and man-made fiber shirts, man-made fiber trousers, man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses, and combed cotton yarn.
Predictably, China remains the largest exporter of man-made fiber products, but also the largest consumer market.