04704329 is referenced by 13 patents and cites 23 patents.

A process for annealing drawn polyester filaments with saturated steam of at least about 150 psig provides products with a novel fine structure that results in an improved balance of strength, dyeability, shrinkage, crimpability and trimer in the product.

Title
Annealed polyester filaments and a process for making them
Application Number
491267
Publication Number
4704329
Application Date
December 17, 1986
Publication Date
November 3, 1987
Inventor
Alan D Kennedy
Kinston
NC, US
Walter D Johnson
Midlothian
VA, US
Jack A Hancock
Franklin
TN, US
Assignee
E I Du Pont de Nemours and Company
DE, US
IPC
D02G 3/00
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