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artificial fiber made from a special group of vinyl compounds, primarily acrylonitrile. Acrylic fibers are thermoplastic (i.e., soften when heated, reharden upon cooling), have low moisture regain, are low in density, and can be made into bulky fabrics. They wash and dry easily and are dimensionally stable. They are resistant to bleaches, dilute acids, and alkalies, and to weathering and microbiological attack.


A plastic which in solid form is rigid, clear, and transparent often used as glazing in areas for additional safety as it does not shatter.
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The report also provides unequivocal views on future potential while throwing light on the prevailing climate in key regional markets and projections upto 2014 for Acrylic.
Upon completion in September 2011, the company said the plant will produce acrylic and styrene-acrylic polymers used in the paint, coatings, construction, packaging, home and personal care industries.