do one activity on 3 synthetic fibre try to find out the raw materials and source of raw material from where the synthetic fibre comes.find about nylon,rayon,polyester

Asked by Shriti | 30th May, 2014, 02:53: PM

Expert Answer:

Rayon

  • Rayon is prepared from a natural raw material, cellulose (C6H10O5)n.
  • Cotton and jute are natural cellulose fibres.
  • Rayon is an artificially modified fibre.

Nylon

  • Nylon is the first synthetic polyamide fibre.
  • It is formed by the polymerisation of two monomers adipic acid and hexamethylene diammine.

Polyester

  • Polyester is a synthetic fibre invented in England.
  • It is prepared by condensing terephthalic acid with ethylene glycol to form long chain polyester.

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 2nd Jun, 2014, 01:16: PM