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Definition of Oilcloth


US English version



Characteristics: Originally, textiles such as cotton were coated in oil to create resistance to moisture. Now, resins from plastics are used instead of oil. Olefin is a very versatile fibre with excellent flexibility.

Uses: Waterproof garments, book bags, belts, bibs, pencil cases, luggage, surgical supplies.



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Definition of Oilcloth


UK English version



Characteristics: Originally, textiles such as cotton were coated in oil to create resistance to moisture. Now, resins from plastics are used instead of oil. Olefin is a very versatile fiber with excellent flexibility.

Uses: Waterproof garments, book bags, belts, bibs, pencil cases, luggage, surgical supplies.



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