Definitions for "MODACRYLIC"
Acrylic yarns that have been modified for added quality and to resist fire.
a textile medium-weight fiber containing 35-85% acrylonitrile with fair strength and abrasion resistance. Also known as modified acrylic, it has good drape and is highly resistant to sunlight. Mainly used as fur-like fabrics, wigs, and upholstery.
A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is any long-chain synthetic polymer composed of less than 85% but at least 35% by weight of acrylontrile units [-CH CH(CN)-]. Other chemicals such as vinyl chloride are incorporated as modifiers.