Science: Cloth Without Looms

Masslinn (for mass of lint) is a new cotton cloth which looks, feels and launders much like any other cotton cloth, but conceals this fundamental difference: it is made without a spindle or a loom. Cotton web oozing softly from the carding machine is treated with an adhesive (still an unpatented secret), fed back into machinery resembling a paper mill, from which it emerges as a low-cost cotton cloth capable of giving other cotton goods some formidable competition.

Few manufacturers, merchants or housewives have yet heard of Masslinn. Last week its proud maker, Johnson...

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