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Which of the following is not a feature of nylon?a, It is elastic and lightb, It is lustrous c, It is weak and easy to washd, It is used for making clothes

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The fibres which are produced chemically by human beings are called as synthetic fibres. Most of the synthetic fibres are obtained from coal, petroleum and natural gas. Nylon and rayon are two examples of synthetic fibres.

The uses of synthetic fibres are ,

(i) Rayon : Because of its lustrous nature, rayon is used in making shirts, ties and home furnishings.

(ii) Polyester : Though polyester is light weight, it is strong and has a good elasticity. Thus, it is used in making magnetic recording tapes in audio cassettes and in making of conveyor belts.

(iii) Spandex : Because of its excellent elasticity, spandex is used in making swim suits, T- shirts and caps.Nylon is highly elastic, lustrous and easy to wash. Due to these properties,

(i) Nylon is used in making sarees, stocks, umbrellas.

(ii) Toothbrush bristles are made of nylon fibres.

(iii) Nylon threads are used in making fishing nets and climbing ropes, because of their strength and elasticity.

Heinrich Heinrich
Sep 15, 2021
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