Rayon - First among Fibres (1965)

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  • Featuring

    Roger Wesson

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    United Kingdom

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    Non Fiction


In 1904 Courtaulds developed viscose rayon and became pioneers of the man-made fibre industry. A look at 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.

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