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Rhodia S/A develops mass dyed fibers.

Two new types of polyester and acrylic fibers that can be mass dyed during production have been developed by Rhodia S/A, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The acrylic fiber will be available in 15 colors, the polyester in seven, both offering black, a popular color for the automobile industry. Rhodia S/A, a subsidiary of the French group Rhone Poulenc, developed the mass dyeing process over a three year period, at a cost of $5 million. Production was scheduled to begin this month.
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Publication:Nonwovens Industry
Date:Aug 1, 1993
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