BCF yarns

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An acronym for bulked continuous filament yarns. BCF yarns are used for carpets and are typically made from nylon and occasionally polypropylene (Hoechst Celanese 1990).

Synonyms and Related Terms

bulked continuous filament yarns; filamento contínuo (Esp.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990