What is polyester ? Name popular polyester.
Polyester is a man-made or synthetic fibre made up of repeating units of a chemical substance called esters. Esters are sweet smelling compounds, which are primarily made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
Being crisp and easy to wash, polyester is perfect for making clothes. Shirts made from polyester are very convenient. Terylene, a kind of polyester, can be drawn into very fine fibres that can be woven easily into yarns. It is also used in making outdoor gears like flysheets, tents, ropes etc. Another most commonly used form of polyester is PET. It is used for making bottles, jars, wires, films, and many other useful products.