What are the end uses of nylon?
• Industrial Textiles: Parachute and tent fabric, automobile sector, ropes, tyre cords, conveyor belts, mosquito nets, bristles for brushes are used.
• Home textiles: Carpets and upholstery is also a popular area.
• Apparel: Nylon is used in sportswear such as tights and yoga pants for its elasticity and ability to absorb moisture readily from the skin and takes into the surface of the fabric by wicking. Stocking and lingerie are also made using nylon for its sheer and soft texture. Raincoats, hats and swimwear are another apparel category that utilises nylon.