Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Balloon Fabric

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1025

n A plain-weave cloth having the same breaking strength in each direction. This fabric is made from fine (60s to 100s) combed yarn woven to constructions of 92 × 108 to 116 × 128. Vulcanized balloon fabric is used for air cells in planes and barrage balloons. (Vincenti R (ed) (1994) Elsevier’s textile dictionary. Elsevier Science and Technology Books, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA