Alkali cellulose | Article about alkali cellulose by The Free Dictionary
alkali cellulose[′al·kə‚lī ′sel·yə‚lōs]
Product of wood pulp steeped with sodium hydroxide; first step in manufacture of viscose rayon and other cellulosics.
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In the viscose process a viscose solution is prepared by steeping pure cellulose in an aqueous concentrated caustic soda solution from which an alkali cellulose
crumb is obtained.