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    • Spun yarns

    • Staple to spinning to weaving operation, regardless of textile
    • Spun yarns from staple-whether cotton, wool, any natural or man-made fiber-are bulky an fuzzy compared with continuous-filament yarn, which is smooth. Sweaters, suits and the like are made from spun yarns, which are made from staple. Ladies' full...
    • Nylon products

    • Nylon Products and Industrial Uses
    • The Nylon Suite, a new deluxe feature of the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware is nylon from carpet to lampshades. In addition to such other applications as window curtains, draperies and upholstery, where nylon's varied properties have been...
    • Post-War Nylon

    • Nylon Products and Industrial Uses
    • This spun nylon sweater, soft and warm as fine wool, has the advantage of not shrinking when laundered. Short lengths of the synthetic fiber are spun into soft fuzzy threads to produce a woolly effect. Introduced on a small scale before the war,...
    • Nylon products

    • Nylon Products and Industrial Uses
    • Even the bath towels in The Nylon Suite, new deluxe feature of the Hotel DuPont contain nylon. Made by Cannon Mills, the towels have spun nylon yarn in the warp and fill, giving them high strength with a promise of greatly increased service life....
    • Filtration presses

    • Manufacturing process of acetate rayon
    • Solution used in the manufacture of acetate at the Waynesboro, Virginia plant of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company is pumped through a series of filtration presses before it is spun into filaments.
    • Nylon products

    • Nylon Products and Industrial Uses
    • Carpet, upholstery, lamp shades, drapes-it's all nylon in The Nylon Suite, a new deluxe feature of the Hotel DuPont. The draperies are made of F. Schumacher & Company floral patter screen print. Predominantly grey in tone, the drapes are all nylon...
    • Fibers in storage hopper

    • Staple to spinning to weaving operation, regardless of textile
    • Staple from man-made textile fibers rolling from a storage hopper into a baling press for shipment to mills which process it into spun yarns on the cotton, woolen, worsted, or other established spinning systems.
    • Spinning Orlon onto bobbins

    • Orlon Manufacturing Process
    • Orlon acrylic fiber is spun as continuous filament onto bobbins shown here. Bobbins are then placed on racks prior to being washed. After washing, the yarn will continue on it way to the third production stage where it will be wound on shipping...
    • Nylon 66

    • Early Development of Nylon
    • Nylon 66 polymer, the type which was later commercialized, was first synthesized in February, 1935. In one year, more than 50 other nylon polymers were made with a simple glass apparatus like that pictured here. This phase of the work was one step...
    • Nylon casting wheel

    • Early Development of Nylon
    • Still busily rolling out nylon is this casting wheel, part of the original equipment constructed in 1937 to make some of the first nylon. Although two large yarn plants have since gone into operation, this original wheel (made over from an engine...
    • Threading-up

    • Manufacturing process of acetate rayon
    • Threading-up a spinning machine at a rayon yarn plant of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company. After removing a freshly spun cake of yarn from the spinning bucket, production is resumed by using a stream of water from the cup in the operator's hand to...
    • Threading-up

    • Viscose Process of Manufacturing Rayon
    • Threading-up a spinning machine at a rayon yarn plant of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company. After removing a freshly spun cake of yarn from the spinning bucket, production is resumed by using a stream of water from the cup in the operator's hand to...
    • Threading-up

    • Viscose Process of Manufacturing Rayon
    • Threading-up a spinning machine at a rayon yarn plant of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company. After removing a freshly spun cake of yarn from the spinning bucket, production is resumed by using a stream of water from the cup in the operator's hand to...
    • Nylon products

    • Nylon Products and Industrial Uses
    • Shower curtains and even bath towels are among the engineered fabrics containing nylon in The Nylon Suite, a new deluxe feature of the Hotel DuPont. The shower curtains are made of an all nylon taffeta woven by the Duplan Corporation. In exhaustive...
    • Orlon fashion

    • Orlon Products (Clothing)
    • This classic sweater set of Orlon acrylic fiber feels amazingly soft, because it is made of a new yarn, spun by a special process. Special features made possible by use of DuPont's acrylic fiber are light weight with warmth and easy...
    • The Nylon Suite

    • Nylon Products and Industrial Uses
    • The gold bedroom draperies, green upholstery of the chair, marquisette window curtain and carpet are among the all nylon uses in The Nylon Suite, a new deluxe feature of the Hotel DuPont. The drapes and upholstery are of F. Schumacher & Company's...
    • DuPont Magazine [February 1931]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Paint industry; Plastics industry; Textile industry; Automobile industry; Rayon;
    • Table of Contents: Explosives, a civilizing force; Two new luxury liners; Harnessing the Muskegon in Michigan; Wall paper improved; Baby blasting machines; A new book house for children; The role of dynamite in Banana Land; Achieving the new...

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