Acid resistance

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The ability of a material or color to resist degradation on exposure to acid. The type of acid as well as its concentration should be specified when characterizing a material's acid resistance.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Säurebest ändigkeit (Deut.); résistance à l'acide (Fr.); resistencia al ácido (Esp.); zuurbestendig (Ned); acid resistant; acid fast

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
  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996