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Filed under: Rayon
Driving On Dissolved Pulp: How Rayon Is Used In Tires
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 20th, 2010
One of the main products created from dissolved pulp is rayon. While rayon is predominately used in the textile industry to make silk-like clothing, it is also used for plastic products such as cellophane and film. Aside from these products, however, rayon filament is also used in a product many of us use every single day: tires. Using rayon in tires is not a new development. Prior to “the nylon revolution” (the period when tire manufac...
Filed under: Specialty Cellulose Production
What Is Dissolving Pulp?
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jun 24th, 2010
When Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc. (FSC) resumed pulp production ahead of schedule at it’s newly acquired mill in Thurso, Quebec in May, the Vancouver-based company put the wheels in motion to transition the mill into a world-class dissolving pulp manufacturer by mid-2011. Dissolving pulp is a major source of natural cellulose, a key ingredient used for the production of rayon. And with the demand for rayon at a tipping point around the...