Industry: The Material with 33,000 Uses

Moviegoers chuckled some years ago when Alec Guinness, as The Man in the White Suit, invented an indestructible garment, only to be frustrated by businessmen shocked at its non-obsolescence. The indestructible suit is still a fantasy, but something almost as good is on the way. This one will not stretch or shrink, is impervious to stains and moths, goes from soaking wet to bone-dry in seconds, holds a press and defies wrinkles. It will be made of fiber glass, a versatile material that is beginning to be used in hundreds of consumer...

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