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Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

pp 643-643

Sailcloth

  • Jan W. GoochAffiliated with

\sā(ә)l-klóth\ n (13c) Any heavy, strongly made woven canvas of cotton, linen, jute, polyester, nylon, aramid, etc., that is used for sails. Laminated fabrics are also finding use in this market. Sailcloth is used for apparel, particularly sportswear.

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