FIBRE PROPERTIES

 

General Characteristics

Fibre Type

Trade Name

Colour

Density

g/cm

Tenacity

cN/Tex

Cont.

Operating Temp C

Max

Surge

Temp C

Moisture Regain %

Polyester

Terylene

White

1.38

60

150

170

0.4

Polypropylene

Merkalon

Danaklon

White

0.91

50

90

100

0.1

Polyamide

Nylon

White

1.14

60

110

120

4

Polyaramid

Nomex

Conex

Cream

1.38

33

200

250

4

Acrylic

Homopolymer

Dolanit

Ricem

Cream

1.15

35

130

150

1

Polyphenylene Sulphide

Ryton

Procon

Light Brown

1.37

35

190

230

0.6

PTFE

Teflon

Toyoflon

Profilen

Dark Brown

White

2.3

18

250

260

0

Co-Polymide

P84

Gold

1.14

25

240

260

3

 

Chemical Resistance

Fibre Type

Strong Acids

Weak Acids

Strong Alkalis

Weak Alkalis

Solvents

Oxidising Agents

Hydrolysis

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