Weekend Video: Polyester

6 Jan

If you’ve been following our most recent reviews, we’ve been investigating wrap-around ear warmers.  While researching and reviewing them though, I found that many of them are covered in polyester “polar fleece”….which got me wondering how polyester is actually made.  I knew before that polyester was often made from recycled PET water bottles, but I find it fascinating how fine extrusion and stretching can get the plastic to be.

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