man-made fiber


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

man-made fiber

A synthetic fiber made from chemicals (e.g., rayon or polyester). Synonym: synthetic fiber
See also: fiber
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In order to separate the effects of trade restraints for different fiber types, the analysis here chooses the 4-digit categories that distinguish between cotton and man-made fibers as follows: (a) Cotton Weaving Mills (SIC-2211), (b) Man-made Fiber Weaving Mills (SIC-2221), (c) Cotton Finishing Plants (SIC-2261), and (d) Man-made Fiber Finishing Plants (SIC-2262).
Page 18: Competition - Overview and Market Share of Players for Different Segments of Man-made Fibers
At the anniversary event of the man-made fibers congress in the previous year, the foundation was laid for the next 50 years.
This offers an excellent opportunity to obtain latest information on the topic of use of man-made fibers in this lead industry and their suppliers.
The 1st DORNBIRN MAN-MADE FIBERS CONGRESS (DORNBIRN-MFC) was held from the 16th to the 19th of July 1962 under the leitmotiv "Man-made Fibers today and tomorrow.
The increase in the use of man-made fibers took market share from wool and hair, two other popular materials with still strong sales in Italy.
Denier" is the term used to define the diameter or fineness of a continuous or filament fiber, such as silk or man-made fibers.
As an inventor of Through-Air Drying technology, Fleissner Company has supplied more than 45,000 Through-Air drums up to 8000 mm wide and 4800 mm (16 ft) in diameter to customers all over the world from the textile, nonwovens, man-made fibers and paper industries in the past 70 years.
DMT is used in the production of man-made fibers for the textile industry, industrial fibers, for example for safety belts and the strings of tennis rackets, and fibers for tires and high-pressure hoses.
Most (spinners) don't like man-made yarn and most commercial yarns are man-made fibers,'' he said.
Graf will introduce several innovative solutions for the processing of man-made fibers at ITMA in Shanghai.
The MFO is suited for opening soft roll goods waste and processing cotton, man-made fibers up to 120 mm staple length and fiberglass.