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a long-chain molecule (macromolecule)
unit of matter having an extremely small diameter and a length at least 100 times the diameter.
a continuous strand of textiles fibers, and filaments.
a thin sheet that is formed by interlaced, interlooped or knotted yarns, or by distributed fibers that are held together mechanically or chemically.
thermal, moisture, specific gravity
resistance to acid, alkali, oxidizing
stress-strain, resilience, flexibility
UV, biological, toxic
What are the most important atoms in fiber-forming materials?
Carbon (C), Hydrogen (H), Nitrogen (N), and Sulphur (S)
a very large molecule commonly created by some form of polymerization.
individula units in polymer
carbon atoms covalently bonded to each other or oxygen or nitrogen.
Attached groups: Hydrogen
Attached groups: Methyl
Attached groups: Hydroxyl
compound of C and H
Polymerization: addition (chain-growth)
direct coupling two identical monomers, unstable bonds (double bond)