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Polyaramid ( Polyparaphenylene terephthalamide ) - Fibre   -   Material Information

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We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Fabric Fibre
Fabric Fibre
Common Brand Names:
DuPont™ Kevlar®, Twaron
General Description:  

General Description : An infusible, wholly aromatic polymer that can strictly be described as nylon T,T - but rarely is. Manufactured only as a fibre (by solution spinning), it has a very high thermal stability and temperature and flame resistance. In contrast to its chemical isomer DuPont™ Nomex®, its tensile properties are up to an order of magnitude greater than those of normal textile fibres, because of a high degree of molecular orientation resulting from its stiff linear molecules and their propensity for forming liquid crystals in the spinning solution. In common with the small number of other highly oriented materials, these fibres have a (small) negative CTE in the axial direction.

Quite widely used in composites which are lighter than those based on carbon fibre and electrically insulating. Their mechanical properties are generally inferior; more specifically they have a high specific tensile strength approaching that of carbon fibre composites, but quite low strength incompression.

In addition to composites, applications include protective clothing and body armour, friction products, elastomer reinforcement (e.g. hoses and drive belts), ropes and cords and as high strength high modulus fabrics e.g. high performance sailcloths.



Technical Data for   Polyaramid

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AR305722Polyaramid Fibre,    
Tex Number:22, Filament diameter:0.017mm, Number of filaments:70, Type:DuPont™ Kevlar 29®
AR305744Polyaramid Fibre,    
Tex Number:44, Filament diameter:0.018mm, Number of filaments:120, Type:DuPont™ Kevlar 29®
AR305745Polyaramid Fibre,    
Tex Number:44, Number of filaments:267, Type:DuPont™ Kevlar 29®
AR305762Polyaramid Fibre,    
Tex Number:6250, Cord diameter:3mm, Condition:Braided Cord
AR305767Polyaramid Fibre,    
Tex Number:167, Filament diameter:0.012mm, Number of filaments:1000, Type:DuPont™ Kevlar 29®
AR305770Polyaramid Fibre,    
Tex Number:1680, Type:Twaron® T2000 Z90
AR305779Polyaramid Fibre,    
Tex Number:790, Filament diameter:0.012mm, Number of filaments:5000, Type:DuPont™ Kevlar® 49
AR305783Polyaramid Fibre,    
Tex Number:830, Cord diameter:0.8mm, Condition:Braided Cord
AR315722Polyaramid Fibre,    
Tex Number:22, Filament diameter:0.01mm, Number of filaments:100
SU403100Polyaramid/Polyphenylenesulphide Composite Sheet,    
Thickness:6.35mm, Reinforcement:Randomly Oriented Chopped Fibre
SU407920Polyaramid/Polyphenylenesulphide Composite Rod,    
Diameter:6.35mm, Reinforcement:Randomly Oriented Chopped Fibre
SU407924Polyaramid/Polyphenylenesulphide Composite Rod,    
Diameter:8.0mm, Reinforcement:Randomly Oriented Chopped Fibre
SU407950Polyaramid/Polyphenylenesulphide Composite Rod,    
Diameter:25.0mm, Reinforcement:Randomly Oriented Chopped Fibre
VE417210Polyaramid/Vinylester Composite Tube,    
Outside Diameter:6.0mm, Wall Thickness:1.5mm, Inside Diameter:3mm, Condition:Pultruded
VE417320Polyaramid/Vinylester Composite Tube,    
Outside Diameter:8.0mm, Wall Thickness:1.5mm, Inside Diameter:5mm, Condition:Pultruded
VE417430Polyaramid/Vinylester Composite Tube,    
Outside Diameter:10.0mm, Wall Thickness:1.5mm, Inside Diameter:7mm, Condition:Pultruded
VE417540Polyaramid/Vinylester Composite Tube,    
Outside Diameter:15.0mm, Wall Thickness:1.5mm, Inside Diameter:12mm, Condition:Pultruded
VE417650Polyaramid/Vinylester Composite Tube,    
Outside Diameter:25.0mm, Wall Thickness:1.5mm, Inside Diameter:22mm, Condition:Pultruded
VE417920Polyaramid/Vinylester Composite Rod,    
Diameter:2.0mm, Condition:Pultruded
VE417940Polyaramid/Vinylester Composite Rod,    
Diameter:5.0mm, Condition:Pultruded
VE417960Polyaramid/Vinylester Composite Rod,    
Diameter:6.0mm, Condition:Pultruded
VE417980Polyaramid/Vinylester Composite Rod,    
Diameter:10.0mm, Condition:Pultruded
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Properties for Polyaramid Fibre

Property Value
Material Kevlar 29® Kevlar 49® Kevlar Ht (T129)
Density g cm-3 1.44 1.45 1.44
Extension to break % 3.7 1.9 3.6
Modulus GPa 58 120 75
Specific Modulus cN/tex 4000 8300 5200
Shrinkage @100C % 0.02
Specific Tenacity cN/tex 190 190 235

We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Fabric Fibre
Fabric Fibre