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Dacron is a trade name held by DuPont for its polyester materials and it is made specifically for sailcloth. Dacron is DuPont's Type 52 high modulus fiber; brand names of similar fibers include Terylene, Tetoron, Trevira...

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Also called Extravehicular Mobility Units, spacesuits are pressurized garments made of various soft and hard tailor-made components, such as synthetic polymers, nylon, spandex, dacron, urethane-coated nylon, neoprene-coa...

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The most popular material used for making a parachute is nylon because it is strong, light and resistant to rips. Other fabrics that can be used to make parachutes include dacron, kevlar and silk.

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

The use of Dacron as a fabric gained wide acceptance in 1954, after more than a decade of development. However, Dacron was used before 1954.

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Dacron is a manmade fiber used for a variety of purposes including repairing joints and making artificial limbs. Dacron is petroleum-based, polyester or polyethylene fiber, and was first produced by the DuPont Corporatio...

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Good solar shade materials include PVC-coated polyester yarn, which is used in the Textilene 80 solar screen fabric, and knitted fabric of high-density polyethylene, which is used in Gale Pacific’s Coolaroo heavy shade. ...

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Polyester fibers are not stretchy, but polyester can be made into stretchy fabric. If woven, polyester tends to be firm, like a bed sheet or dress pants material.

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