Dacron


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Dacron

A synthetic polyester fiber used to surgically repair damaged sections of heart muscle and blood vessel walls.

Dacron

polyethylene terephthalate, a polyester synthetic material used widely for vascular prostheses.
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Hollow-core Dacron, durable and inexpensive, remains the line of choice for the leader connection, typically 200-pound Dacron for 400-pound mono, 130-pound Dacron for 200-or 300-pound mono.
The result was a finer grade of Dacron fleece, with 100 fibers per filament, compared to the standard 68 to 72.
Strong brand names with powerful advertising and marketing campaigns to back them up -- such as 3M's Scotchgard, DuPont's Teflon coating and Dacron fiberfill and Solutia's Wear-Dated fibers -- also give consumers confidence that their furniture will perform above their expectations.
Trousers, Elbeco E1360 55% Dacron 45% worsted wool, 2 ply serge weave.
Education is not what it should be at the retail and consumer level," Ehemann of DuPont Dacron said.
The Wilmington, NC Dacron plant is not affected by the decision and five filament lines will remain in operation at Kinston, as will other production lines at Charleston.
Elbeco 580 Shirts, long sleeve, 80% Dacron 20% rayon, 6 oz weight,
DuPont Dacron and DuPont Teflon focus strongly on DuPont's brand leadership.
Fabric : 100% Elastique Dacron Polyester; 12 1/4-oz Weight.
8lb high resiliency foam, and are wrapped in convoluted foam and dacron for deep seating comfort.
NEW YORK-DuPont Dacron reported last week that it will consolidate some of its U.
The cost reduction move comes on the heels of an earlier announcement that Du Pont will invest $300 million in the next two years to modernize Dacron polyester filament and staple manufacturing facilities.