[DuPont] A registered trademark for a strong, lightweight nylon fiber. Antron was introduced in 1960. The bulked continuous filament fiber is a durable, resilient, soil-resistant and readily dyed. Antron is used for upholstery, draperies, and carpets. The carpet fibers are treated with a DuraTech fluorochemical application for added soil resistance.
Microscopic cross cetion shows 4-hole filament design.
DuPont: Antron Website
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