Corporate entry Villawool Ltd
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Materials or Textiles Industries
- Sydney, New South Wales
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.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_v.html. Details
Created: 20 September 2001, Last modified: 22 March 2006
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