Old-fashioned term for viscose.
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- Further developments and inventions, including synthetic rubber and artificial silk, contributed to Alfred Nobel's personal wealth, and by the time of his death he held over 350 patents.
- Most fibers at this point are subjected to cold drawing, a strengthening technique developed by Wallace Carothers' team in its search for artificial silk.
- Other important applications for gelatin include film processing, the manufacture of cement, adhesives, rubber substitutes, and artificial silk.