Terylene


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Terylene

™ a synthetic polyester fibre or fabric based on terephthalic acid, characterized by lightness and crease resistance and used for clothing, sheets, ropes, sails, etc.
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Her hull is of steel, her deckhouses and spars of aluminum alloy for stability, her sails are of terylene, and she is insulated against noise and heat with the newest materials available.
29 to 23 million tons polyester terylene, but still can not meet the demand for polyester terylene.
HENDERSON MICHAEL (Ex Landlord of Frigate, Marske & ICI Terylene 'C' Shift) Suddenly in Spain on December 14, 2015.
13 X 25 Mm Plain Terylene Tape To Aa 23701 Rev-03 .
Women rushed to buy ones called Orlon, Terylene and Crimplene * In 1950, Triumph created a 650cc engine for a bike that became known as the Triumph Thunderbird - ridden by Marlon Brando in The Wild One - and was the first superbike to reach 100mph * Derived from sugar-beet, the world's first self-tanner - called Man-Tan - came out in 1959
I was as regular in my habits as the keeper of minutes on the committee at the local history society, who only once reported for duty flustered, panting, and steamy-eyed - his regimental tie tucked into his Terylene trousers and the tail adrift on his white shirt.
These included Terylene, the first polyester fibre; MDI, a key element of poly-urethane foam, and fluothane, which in 1953 superseded chloroform and ether to become the most commonly used anaesthetic in the world.
John and Colin Lawton managed Lawton Yarns; the Barnes brothers went on to run C C Barnes furniture stores; J K Hall worked at ICI and helped create the polyester Terylene.
Made in the then-popular and fashionable Terylene (inspector status), the suit was more commonly manufactured in hard-wearing cotton drill (for sergeants and police constables on patrol) in shades of khaki and sand.
This floral garden party dress by favourite royal designer Norman Hartnell is in ``new synthetic fibre, terylene, made from seaweed'' and topped with a black velvet hat trimmed with osprey feathers.
Demand for the material, synonymous with Crimplene slacks, kipper ties and Terylene shirts, is also massive in Asia and supplies of the raw materials to make it are running out.
She looks closely from behind the terylene curtains at the kitchen window; then, to be extra sure, she pulls them across.