La vieeele nylon
Dupont began commercial production of nylon in 1939 by factoring womens hosiery at the san Francisco exposition . It was one of the mostr exiting fashion innovations of the age , and women were intrigued by trhe strength , beauty , and low cost of nylon stockings compared to silk stocking ? World war II diverted production of nylon to the war effort as it was used in products like parchutes , ponchos , tires , ropes , tents , and even U.S currency . When commercial production resumed after world war II thousands of woman lined up in New York city to purchase nylon hosiery . Neil Armstrong planted a nylon flag on the moon in 1969 while wearing a nylon aramid space suit , symbolisions the futuristic aura of the « miracle fiber « . Synthetic fibers can be producted in various modifications . Throughout its history special purpose nylon fibers have been developed . The Japanese company , KURARAY , began developing leather _lookrofiber nylon in 1964 , wich is used for High fashion apparel , sportswear , and luggage . A lustrous and luxurious appearing Qiana nylon was introduced in the early 1970s as an innovation with the tri angular cross sectional shape of silk . It is no longer made . Antron nylon had similr properties and continues to be produced .
Consumers found nylon to be less comfortable than natural fibers . One solution was to blend nylon