High specification engineered fibres

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  • Created on: 12-05-15 19:40

ARAMID;

  • the generic name for a family of synthetic polymer fibres made from petrochemicals
  • provide high strenght and heat resistance

KEVLAR;

  • brand name for aramid fibres
  • high stregnth, lightweight, flame/chemical resistant, flexible, comfortable
  • 5x stronger than steel
  • used for industrial purposes, e.g. protective gloves

NOMEX;

  • another brand name for aramid fibres
  • high temp and flame resistant
  • durable
  • anti-static

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