acetate process

acetate process

[′as·ə‚tāt ′präs·əs]
(chemical engineering)
Acetylation of cellulose (wood pulp or cotton linters) with acetic acid or acetic anhydride and sulfuric acid catalyst to make cellulose acetate resin or fiber.
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