polyethylene terephthalate

polyethylene terephthalate
   A polyester formed from ethylene glycol by direct esterification or by catalyzed ester exchange between ethylene glycol and dimethyl terephthalate. Uses: blended with cotton, for wash-andwear fabrics, blended with wool, for worsteds and suitings; packaging films; recording tapes.

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