A brand name for a Cellulose acetate solution described in a series of German patents from 1901 to 1920. At one time, Cellit was used to make acetate silk, and acetate Safety film and as a non-flammable replacement for Zapon-lack.
Synonyms and Related Terms
cellulose acetate; acetylcellulose
Soluble in acetone, acetic acid.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969
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