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Synonyms for acetate

a salt or ester of acetic acid

a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate

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The composition of the TPA products is silicone on a sodium acetate base. In addition to knocking down foam, TPA is a free-flowing powder that is totally water dispersible.
From the 1930's on, most films, including microfilm, were manufactured on a cellulose acetate base. This was a notable advance over the previous nitrocellulose, which was prone to spontaneous combustion.
Acetate base will tear easily, while polyester is virtually impossible to tear.
The white paper addresses key characteristics of acetate base material, how to identify it, how to measure whether you have a problem, where to get technical support and assistance with your valuable microfilm collection, and an extensive list of reference documents for guidance.