fibrillating

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fibrillating

[′fib·rə‚lād·iŋ]
(textiles)
A process for producing fibers by mechanically cracking sheets of polymer film that have been stretched and oriented along their direction of extrusion.
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On the other hand, for the i-PP with Gel-all MD, the cellar structure could be maintained together with fibrillate structure as shown in Fig.
LDW-40 does not fibrillate by compressive shear force since the molecular weight is low.
If the atrias fibrillate then blood still gets through to the ventricles, just not as efficiently.
1 show that never-dried fibers fibrillate to a much greater extent than once-dried fibers.
4, one can also see that different correlations are obtained for different resins, which implies that different levels of extrusion pressure are required to fibrillate resins of different molecular structure under identical conditions.