Textiles-_Chapter_7_Notes-1

Textiles-_Chapter_7_Notes-1 - Chapter 7 Nylon and Aramid...

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Chapter 7 – Nylon and Aramid Fibers 1. Nylon (#88) a. Manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long-chain synthetic  polyamide in which less than 85% amide linkages are attached directly to 2  aromatic rings b. Classifications i. Nylon 6 Europe Manufacture 1) Pure Caprolactam a) Raw material 1) 6 Carbon Atoms ii. U.S. Isomers 1) Each polymer contains the same elements by weight 2) Polymers molecules are arranged differently c. First synthetic fiber produced in the U.S. d. Manufacture i. Polymerization 2 or more molecules Repeating Structural units
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ii. Spinning Melt spun Heated, filtered Additives coat fiber Drawn 1) 400-600% original length 2) “Cold drawn” b. Physical Appearance i. Circular-cross section ii. Long, smooth cylinder iii. Lustrous, bright c. Specific Gravity i. Low ii. Lightweight, sheer d. Strength
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course MGT 3320 taught by Professor Chaney during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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