Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Recycled Nylon 6?

It looks like the most commonly used synthetic fabric in the world is now recyclable...

Toray Industries Develops Recycled Nylon
SportsOneSource Media Posted: 1/9/2007
Toray Industries has developed a line of recycled fibers and fabrics called Recyclon. In addition to recycled polyester products, Toray is introducing recycled nylon 6 fibers for the first time, and a collection of new textiles based on these fibers.

In this new process, Toray uses the off-spec yarn generated during its virgin nylon production to create post-industrial recycled content yarn.


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