Nylon

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  • Nylon
    • Synthetic fibres
      • Abrasion resistance
      • Chemical stable
      • Does not absorb water
      • Stretchy
      • Crease resistant
      • Strong
      • LIghtweight/ warm
    • 60 to 100 times finer than a human hair
    • Can be heat treated =coils, crimps and loops
    • End uses
      • Fishing nets
      • Sportswear
      • Walking gear
        • Goretex
      • for making fabrics
      • Tents and parachutes
        • Ripstop
    • Washable
      • Washing machine
        • Cold wash
        • Do not tumble dry
        • Doesn't biodegrade
    • Blended with
      • Cotton
      • Wool
        • Polymide
    • Most commonly used polymers

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