Fabrikoid

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Description

[DuPont] A brand name for a cellulose nitrate coated textile that is water-resistant and washable. Fabrikoid is also called imitation leather. It is used for book covers, shoes, belts, and luggage.

Synonyms and Related Terms

imitation leather

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 203
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982

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