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acrylic fiber, acrylic(noun)
polymerized from acrylonitrile
Synthetic fibers made from a polymer.
Acrylic fibers are synthetic fibers made from a polymer with an average molecular weight of ~100,000, about 1900 monomer units. To be called acrylic in the U.S, the polymer must contain at least 85% acrylonitrile monomer. Typical comonomers are vinyl acetate or methyl acrylate. The Dupont Corporation created the first acrylic fibers in 1941 and trademarked them under the name Orlon.
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- akryl, akrylfiberDanish
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