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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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From the 1930's on, most films, including microfilm, were manufactured on a cellulose acetate base.
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.