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Synthetic Fibres and Its Types

Synthetic Fibres and Plastics
Chemistry
Class 8

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Classification of Fibres - Natural and Synthetic

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Rayon & Nylon

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Polyester & Acrylic

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is a thread of filament from which is made. If prepared from plants and animals, it is known as  fibres whereas by humans it is known as  fibres. Synthetic fibres are nylon, rayon, polyester, acrylic etc.

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Artificial (man-made) wool is known by the name:

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Name some modem fabrics formed by unstitched piece of fabric.

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What is yarn?

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Match the List I with the List II.

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Read the following statement and mark the correct answer 

I. Artificially prepared synthetic fibre which resembles silk is known as terylene.

II. Rayon is not considered as a synthetic fibre as it is regenerated from cellulose.

III. PET bottles and jars are made up of polyesters. 

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Rohit took with him some nylon ropes, when he was going for rock climbing. Can you tell why he selected nylon ropes instead of ropes made of cotton of jute?

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It is advised to wear clothes in summer made of:

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A lady went to the market to buy a blanket. The shopkeeper showed her blankets made of acrylic fibres as well as made of wool. She preferred to buy an acrylic blanket. Can you guess why?

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