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[DuPont Teijin Films] A registered trademark for a series of over 900 types of Polyester film. Melinex® films, formerly made by ICI, are made from biaxially oriented polyethylene terephthalate. They are used for packaging, imaging, printing, and consumer products.

Synonyms and Related Terms

polyester; PET; BOPET; biaxially oriented polyethylene terephthalate; Mylar [Du Pont]; Hostaphan [Mitsubishi]; Claryl [Toray]; 3M Polyester [3M]; Questar {Filmquest]

Additional Information

vDuPont: Website

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Meredith Montague, Meredith Montague, contributed information, 1998
  • G.S.Brady, G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 625
  • Caring for your Collections, Arthur W Schulz (ed.), Harry N. Abrams, Inc. , New York, 1992
  • Website address 1, Website address 1 Comment:

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