Villawool Ltd.

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Materials or Textiles Industries
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Villawool Ltd co-established the chlorine-Hercosett process used in the wool processing industry. The technique causes compaction of the fibres within the yarn, so preventing fibre movement and hence shrinkage. In 1967 Villawool became the first company to commercialise the process.

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  1. Villawool Ltd
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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