First U.S. Commercial Vinyon Fiber Production: 1939, FMC Corporation, Fiber Division (formerly American Viscose)
Federal Trade Commission Definition for Vinyon Fiber: A manufactured fiber in which the fiber forming substance is any long-chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% weight of vinyl chloride units. (-CH2 CHCl-)X. (Complete FTC Fiber Rules here.)
Characteristics and Vinyon Fiber Uses Vinyon fibers soften at low temperatures but have high resistance to chemicals. They are most commonly used in industrial applications as a bonding agent for non-woven fabrics and products.
In some countries other than the United States, vinyon fibers are referred to as polyvinyl chloride fibers.
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