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From Wood to Wearable: How Rayon is Made
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jun 22nd, 2010
With the recent acquisition of a near-bankrupt mill in Thurso, Quebec, Vancouver’s Fortress Paper announced its plans to convert the one time pulp mill into a world-class producer of specialty cellulose. Specialty cellulose (also known as dissolving pulp) is a product used in the textile industry to manufacture a silk-like fiber called rayon typically used to make clothing. So how exactly do you get from wood to wearable? Rayon begins ...