October 31, 2020
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Historical Advances in the Textiles Industry
⟶ Updated 26 Oct 2018 ⟶
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Polyester invented by Whanfield James D' what is Polyester? - a synthetic resin in which the polymer units are linked by ester groups, used chiefly to make synthetic textile fibres. how has it impacted the textiles industry?
Spandex was invented by Joseph C. Shivers what is Spandex? how has this made an impact on the textiles industry?
Nylon was invented by Carothers What is Nylon? How has it impacted the textiles industry?
Velcro - invented by George de Mestral what is velcro? a fastener for clothes or other items, consisting of two strips of thin plastic sheet, one covered with tiny loops and the other with tiny flexible hooks, which adhere when pressed together and can be separated when pulled apart deliberately. how has this made an impact on the textiles industry?
Vinyl - Waldo L. Semon what is Vinyl? a synthetic resin or plastic consisting of polyvinyl chloride or a related polymer, used for wallpapers and other covering materials and for gramophone records. how has this made an impact on the textiles industry?
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