A type of polymer produced by a chemical process, capable of being pulled into fibers commonly made into such materials as fabrics and cords, which are noted for their strength and elasticity.An example of a work made with nylon:Jon Goldman (American), In a Lamprey's Mouth, 1986, inflatable sculpture, computer-controlled interactive sound, nylon, blower.Also see acrylics, brush, cellulose, epoxy, plastics, polypropylene, polystyrene, polyurethane, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), resins, and trademark (?).