waste silk

waste silk

[′wāst ‚silk]
(textiles)
Short silk filaments which are left on a reel after removing the long filaments; used for spun silk.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Leite et al., "Preparation and characterization of ethanol-treated silk fibroin dense membranes for biomaterials application using waste silk fibers as raw material," Bioresource Technology, vol.
Waste silk of about 40kg per month can be further processed into spun silk.
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