GOODS & SERVICES
Revamped Fiber. To compete with such fibers as Dacron and Orlon. Celanese Corp. of America announced a new acetate rayon, called Arnel. It holds a crease so well that it can be put into automatic washers and dryers, needs virtually no ironing. Price: about 55¢ a lb. for staple, v. $1.28 a lb. and up for Dacron and the others.
Treasure Tracker. For uranium hunters who want to prospect from plane, train or auto (TIME. Oct. 11), Manhattan's Radiac Co. has developed a 6-lb. supersensitive Geiger counter. Price: $545.