[Hoechst Celanese Corp.] A registered trademark for a cellulose Triacetate fiber. Arnel was introduced in 1954 and was the only triacetate fiber produced in the United States. It is resistant to shrinkage and wrinkling.
Physical and Chemical Properties
Cross section varies with spinneret.
Resources and Citations
- Celanese Acetate: Fibers
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 171
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- Marjory L. Joseph, Introductory Textile Science, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Fort Worth, TX, 1986
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- Website : http://www.celvol.com/index-c/the_company-c/history-c.htm - states Arnel launched in 1954. (website not active as of 2022)
- Meredith Montague, contributed information, 1998