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Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6

O Ecotextiles (and Two Sisters Ecotextiles)

Nylon is a synthetic polymer called a polyamide  because of the characteristic monomers of amides in the backbone chain.  Polyamides are also naturally occurring – proteins such as wool and silk are also polyamides. We commonly see two basic types of nylon used in fabrics: nylon 6 and nylon 6,6: Nylon 6,6:  Two different molecules …

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