Rayon: first among fibres

United Kingdom, 1966

Film
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The discovery of viscose rayon and the complex chemical processes of production. Laboratory and factory sequences show the development of rayon from normal textile yarns to high tenacity yarns and polynosic fibres.

Credits

director

Lawrence Crabb

producer

Raymond Spottiswoode

production company

Courtaulds

Film Centre (International)

Language

English

Duration

00:25:27:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27762

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Fibers

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile fabrics

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile industry

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile research

Crafts & Visual Arts → Fibers

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile fabrics

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Chemical processes

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Fibers

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Textile research

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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