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Where was rayon developed?

Rayon was discovered by Count Hilaire de Chardonnet in France in the early 1890's. It is derived from the French word 'rays of light'.

When was rayon discovered?

Rayon is a manufactured fabric. It was created as a less expensivealternative to silk. The first production dates to 1855, but it wasimpractical and highly flammable. Rayon wa (MORE)
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Disadvantages of rayon?

Disadvantages of Rayon: - expensive - stronger dry than wet -creeping fiber (takes in moisture and stretches) -usually dry clean only -shrinks -non-thermoplastic - burns easil (MORE)

Who invented rayon?

It was Georges Audemars who came up with this "artificial silk" in 1855. A link can be found below to check facts and learn more.
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Is rayon flammable?

Yes. Very much so. Do not stand near hot surfaces such as an airtight stove or baseboard heaters. Rayon will heat up and can turn into flame very quickly. I learned that the (MORE)

Why is Rayon in tampon?

Rayon is used in tampons because it is a very cheap material - it'sproduced from paper pulp and is highly absorbent so very little rawmaterial is needed to make the final prod (MORE)
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How does rayon feel?

Online it was described as a cheaper version of silk, so it probably has a silky feel.

Does rayon stretch?

Rayon may stretch a little if it gets wet. Rayon is a manufactured regenerated cellulose fiber. Because it is produced from naturally occurring polymers, it is neither a truly (MORE)
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What are the examples of rayon?

Rayon is used to make carpets. to make curtains,bedsheets,cushin covers,etc used to make sports wear,slacks,stockins,tablecloths to make surgical bandages reinforce automobile (MORE)