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Nylon: Fibre to Fabric

We trace the manufacture and production of nylon filament from its source as a by-product of petroleum cracking, to finished products for use by the consumer and industry. Discover the scientific and technological aspects of synthetic materials production, properties of synthetics and materials engineering for specific end users, from textiles to tractor tyres. The program can be played entirely or section by section to allow the opportunity for discussion of key concepts as they are presented. This programme includes: - The Polymerisation Process - Extrusion, Spinning and Drawing - Weaving, Knitting and Dyeing - Market Research into Customer Needs - Garment Design and Manufacture

Rating: E
Production Year: 1997
Duration: 24 min
Printable Resources: Yes

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