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Chapter_8_Polyeste - Chapter 8 Polyester Wallace H Carothers English Researchers Invented nylon 1st manufactured DuPont Bought English patent 1st

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Chapter 8 - Polyester Wallace H. Carothers Invented nylon English Researchers 1st manufactured DuPont Bought English patent 1st manufactured in U.S. 1
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Polyester A manufactured fiber in which the fiber- forming substance is any long-chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% of an ester of an aromatic carboxylic acid 2
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Manufacture Petroleum Condensation Polymerization PET - Polyethylene terephthalate 3
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Other Polyester Fibers PTT – 1990’S Polytrimethylene terephthalate PBT Polybutylene terephthalate PEN Polyethylene naphthalene 4
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Other Polyester Fibers PLA Polylactic acid Naturally occurring sugars Aliphatic – NO aromatic rings 5
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Manufacture Melt spun Staple fibers Sets of filaments combined Cut 1 ½” – 6” 6
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Filament fibers
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course BIO 1001 taught by Professor Hrinchevich during the Fall '09 term at LSU.

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Chapter_8_Polyeste - Chapter 8 Polyester Wallace H Carothers English Researchers Invented nylon 1st manufactured DuPont Bought English patent 1st

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