Courtaulds Coventry in 1939For more photos of this original route from natural cellulose to man-made fibre, click on the link for the 1948 photographs from "The Story of Rayon" . This covers the batch process used to make textile filament yarn and the newly developed tyre yarn at that time.
The link will take you to the Technical Papers section of old Nonwoven.co.uk. (Please use the browser back button to return here.)
Click Here for a view of the Coventry Rayon site today, courtesy of Google Earth
Click Here to read about the development of another fibre in the buildings now visible in the link above - soon to be historic for its contribution to sustainable textiles in the 21st Century. We're talking Tencel.