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nylon

(nī′lŏn)
A synthetic polymer that can be formed into fibers, lines, sutures, sheets, and fabrics. It is used in a variety of medical applications, including nonabsorbable sutures.
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The nylon fiber and the silica-containing nylon fiber were incorporated into the acrylic resin making, respectively, and their corresponding aged groups (see Experimental Groups and Abbreviations).
Nylon fiber is hydrophilic, which is why it absorbs a considerable amount of resin in the composite material; if resin added in the material is not sufficient, the material will not be completely impregnated with resin and in the sites where said impregnation was not possible no interface will exist.
Honeywell's nylon fiber operations in Shanghai, China, and Arnprior, Canada, and its textiles operations in Anderson, S.C., were not part of the purchase.
Under a value engineering incentive program, Dallas saved $75,000 in the choice of nylon fibers as opposed to wire mesh as a secondary reinforcement element, and additional savings in time and money were achieved in the relatively easy application.
Now-a-days, a major portion of the rPET bottle wastes go through the recycling process and get converted into recycled polyester or nylon fibers for use in clothing/textile, medical, fashion industries, and so on.
The nylon fiber resulting from the wet separation process is extruded (Figure 3), which further eliminates any possible volatile organic compounds, which are evaporated in the extrusion process (at around 300[degrees]C).
Ultron Renew incorporates post-industrial fiber and polymer products before they enter the waste stream, recycling them into premium nylon with the same high-performance standards and durability of all Ultron nylon fiber. And, there's more.
CONFINED SHEAR DILUTION OF A NYLON FIBER SUSPENSION
MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J.-Honeywell Nylon said it has weathered tough economic conditions in the past two quarters thanks to its acquisition of the BASF nylon fiber division.
It is made with BASF's Zeftron 2000[R] solution-dyed nylon fiber and carries BASF's highest heavy-traffic rating for commercial carpet.