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Filaments and Fibers

  • Hans-Georg Elias


Filaments and fibers are “one-dimensional” forms of thermoplasts, or, less often, of thermosets, elastoplasts, or elastomers. They are classified as natural or chemical fibers according to origin.


Natural Fiber Textile Fiber Draw Ratio Ethylene Terephthalate Synthetic Fiber 
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38.1. Overview

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Georg Elias
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  1. 1.Michigan Molecular InstituteMidlandUSA

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