Chemistry in Everyday Life
- Fabrics are made of yarns and yarns are further made of fibres.
- Fibres can be either natural or synthetic:
- Natural fibres: They are obtained from plants and animals. Examples are cotton, jute, silk, and wool.
- Synthetic fibres: They are not obtained from plant or animal resources. Examples are nylon, polyester, and acrylic.
Manufacture of glass
1. Chemically, glass is a homogeneous mixture of sodium and calcium silicate (Na2SiO3, Ca SiO3, 4SiO2)…
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