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Daemon
Posted: Friday, June 5, 2015 12:00:00 AM
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Cellophane

Cellophane is a thin, transparent sheet or tube of regenerated cellulose, which is the chief constituent of the cell walls of plants. It is used in packaging, as a membrane for dialysis, and can be moisture-proofed. Invented in 1908, cellophane is made by dissolving cellulose alkali, aging it, then regenerating it by forcing it through a slit into a dilute acid solution where it precipitates. Cellophane sales have dwindled because of the presence of what pollutant in its production process? More...
striker
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before, they only had wax paper
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"Cellophane saw limited sales in the US at first since while it was waterproof, it was not moisture proof—it held water but was permeable to water vapor. This meant that it was unsuited to packaging products that required moisture proofing."

I learned something new, there. I would have sworn waterproof meant moisture proof, even if the opposite wasn't true. Now that I ponder the new thought, that would explain breathable but waterproof clothing.

This is my only now.
johnfl
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A ROLL OF WATERPROFING
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"As far as I know they may even try to wrap me up in cellophane and sell me."


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Posted: Saturday, June 6, 2015 4:12:26 PM

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Just how did we ever live without this item, that is before it was invented???????
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Necessity in our daily life
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