Regenerated cellulose

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Description

A cellulose fiber prepared by chemical processing. Regenerated cellulose fibers can be prepared from wood chips. Examples of regenerated cellulose are cellophane, viscose rayon, and cuprammonium rayon.

Synonyms and Related Terms

celulosa regenerada (Esp.)

Additional Information

J.Hutchins "Regenerated Cellulosics: Their Fabrication and Finishing before 1940" ICOM preprints, Copenhagen, pp.19-21, 1984.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 167
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
  • John S. Mills, Raymond White, The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects, Butterworth Heineman, London, 2nd ed., 1994
  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996

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