Synthetic fibers: nylon and rayon

United States, 1949

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Illustrates how modern science and technology have made possible the development of new artificial fibres for making textiles - especially rayon and nylon. Shows some of the processes used in making these fibres, some of the ways in which they are useful to society and some of the characteristics of the textiles made from them.


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Encyclopaedia Britannica Films






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