is a thermoplastic, silky material, first used commercially in a nylon-bristled toothbrush (1938), followed more famously by women stockings after being introduced as a fabric at the 1939 New York Worlds Fair. Bill Pittendreigh, DuPont, and other individuals and corporations worked diligently during the first few months of World War II to find a way to replace Asian silk and hemp with nylon in parachutes. By August 1945, manufactured fibers had taken a market share of 25%, at the expense of cotton.
Strong, tough and resilient synthetic fiber
Is poor against liquids, humidity
- * Orders received before 1 p.m., with selected delivery via FEDEX, Omniva or Venipak, will be shipped the same business day.
- * Orders accepted on the weekend will be shipped on Monday. Couriers deliver the goods within 1-3 working day.
- * Orders to Russia and South America are delivered by Lithuanian post and are sent by registered priority mail and delivery may take 3- 5 weeks. Delivery costs 7EUR.