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Unifi Presents New Sustainable Fibers That are Made from Recyclable Material
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Unifi Presents New Sustainable Fibers That are Made from Recyclable Material

The New Sustainable Fibers include TruFlexx™ stretch fiber, TruClean™ anti-static fiber and REPREVE nylon staple fiber. The TruFlexx stretch fiber is made from 100% polyester for stretching and recovery applications. The static fiber inhibits static and cling, repels pet hair and lint and is suitable for apparel, pet bedding, upholstery, curtains and automotive whereas the REPREVE nylon...

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Michelman Fiber Sizing Used in Manufacturing of World's First Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel (COPV) made with Recycled Carbon Fiber
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Michelman Fiber Sizing Used in Manufacturing of World's First Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel (COPV) made with Recycled Carbon Fiber

CINCINNATI, OH (June 27, 2017) - For the first time anywhere in the world, continuous recycled carbon fiber tow was used to manufacture a composite overwrapped pressure vessel (COPV). Steelhead Composites, Vartega and Michelman, all members of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), collaborated on the project. The achievement marks the first time that waste...

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Michelman to Focus on the Power of Fiber Sizings at JEC World 2017
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Michelman to Focus on the Power of Fiber Sizings at JEC World 2017

CINCINNATI, OH (February 15, 2017) – Michelman will use this year’s JEC World 2017 event in Paris, France to feature its versatile line of fiber sizings that are used by fiber producers and composite manufacturers to produce stronger, lighter and more durable composite parts. The company’s broad portfolio of products allows customers to tailor the surface chemistry of reinforcement fibers...

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Composite Fabrication Services

Toray to Exhibit at CAMX 2016 and Showcase its Advanced Carbon Fiber and Engineered Products

TACOMA, Wash., Sept. 19, 2016 - Toray Carbon Fibers America, Inc. and Toray Composites (America), Inc. will be exhibiting at CAMX in Anaheim, California September 27-29 in booth T84 to promote their latest innovations in Carbon Fiber and Composite Material. Toray's TORAYCA® brand carbon fibers are globally recognized for their outstanding performance, quality and processing consistency,...

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LCP Monofilament allows MRI-guided vascular intervention.

MRI-compatible LCP monofilament overcomes limitation of other vascular visualization procedures while removing radiation exposure from procedure. Along withÂ- LCP (liquid crystal polymer), or thermoplastic resin, properties, this Class VI-approved and autoclavable product provides optimized torque response, pushability, and kink resistance. Tensile strength provides safe braiding...

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Shielding

DFNDR Armor Selects Honeywell Spectra® Material for New Military and Law Enforcement Body Armor

Honeywell's Spectra® fiber to be used exclusively for RD of next-generation body armor technology DFNDR Armor to use Spectra Shield to manufacture one of today's lightest, most high-protection lines of body armor plates MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., July 27, 2016 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that DFNDR Armor, a leading engineer of U.S.-made advanced body armor systems, is using...

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Uno & Company Ltd. Launches New Bromine-Free Synthetic Hair Fibers Using FRX Polymers® Nofia® Flame Retardant

Bromine-Free Unolon-Eco and SF-Remi Fibers are Easy to Curl, Tangle-Free, and Easily Blended with Human Hair CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Uno Company Ltd. (UNO), Wanju-gun, South Korea, has announced the launch of new synthetic hair fibers for wigs and weaves which use bromine-free Nofiaflame retardant (FR) from FRX Polymers Inc. The new synthetic hair fibers, called Unolon-Eco and SF-Remi, offer a range...

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SPME Fibers feature high-performance construction.

Optimized for PAL system autosamplers and compatible with most GC inlets, PAL solid phase microextraction (SPME) fibers feature aluminum hub for durability andÂ- are suitable for diverse analyte chemistries and sample matrices. SPME fibers for polar and nonpolar target analytes across range of molecular weights and volatilities. SPME automated sample preparation,...

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