[Hoechst Celanese Corp.] A registered trademark for a cellulose triacetate fiber. Arnel was introduced in 1954 and was the only triacetate fiber produced in the United States. It is resistant to shrinkage and wrinkling.
Cross section varies with spinneret.
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Sources Checked for Data in Record
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- Website address 1, Website address 1 Comment: http://www.celvol.com/index-c/the_company-c/history-c.htm - states Arnel launched in 1954.
- Meredith Montague, Meredith Montague, contributed information, 1998