Cuprammonium rayon

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    • turned to draft***Rayon produced from pure cellulose dissolved in an ammonium solution of copper oxide. Cuprammonium rayon is commonly called Cupro fiber.

Synonyms and Related Terms

cupro fiber; rayón cuproamoniacal (Esp.); cupro (koperrayon) (Ned);

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Density = 1.5


Properties of Synthetic Fibers

Resources and Citations

  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
  • S.R.Trotman, E.R. Trotman, Textile Analysis, J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1932
  • Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985
  • Marjory L. Joseph, Introductory Textile Science, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Fort Worth, TX, 1986