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Polyamide-Based Fiber Sizing suits high-temperature applications.

Formulated for resin applications where thermal stability is required, Hydrosize® PA845 is effective in high-performance carbon fiber sizing applications. Formulated with small particle size, product exhibits favorable film forming properties and is free of solvents, VOCs, and alkylphenol ethoxylate (APE). It also fully complies with EC Directives on plastics for food applications....

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First All Black Twaron Fiber Produced

ARNHEM, The Netherlands - Teijin Aramid Introduces Twaron Black Teijin Aramid started the production of the first all black aramid fiber, Twaron Black, in Emmen. Twaron, normally golden yellow in color due to the chemical process, now is completely black for the first time. With its three production sites in the Netherlands, Teijin Aramid is responsible for more than half of the world's...

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SABIC Innovative Plastics' Ultem* PEI Fiber Debuts in Japan Wool Textile Company's New Work Wear Line, Weaving Together Comfort, Protection

PITTSFIELD, Mass. - SABIC Innovative Plastics today announced that its versatile, high-performance Ultem polyetherimide (PEI) fiber has found an important new application in high-end work wear and protective clothing. Japan Wool Textile Company, a division of NIKKE Group, is now blending Ultem fiber with wool and other materials to produce yarn, fabrics and garments that offer a unique...

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Solvay Advanced Polymers and Secant Medical® Announce Marketing Partnership in Biomedical Fabrics

New Supply Chain is Formed for Production of Implantable Fabrics Made of Solvay's Zeniva® PEEK CHICAGO, IL - Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC, a Solvay Specialty Polymers company and global supplier of high-performance polymers, along with Secant Medical®, LLC, a leading manufacturer of custom biomedical textile structures for medical devices, have formed a marketing partnership to...

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Ultra-Thin Fiber targets manufacturers of fishing line.

Made from ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene using gel-spinning process, ultra-thin Spectra® Fiber enables smooth casts and optimal line sensitivity to fish bites. Product is resistant to chemicals, UV light, abrasion, and stretching, extending life of fishing lines. Spectra Fiber is also suitable for rope and lifting slings, mooring lines, hurricane-resistant panels for windows and...

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Short Glass Fiber Reinforcements target automotive applications.

Offering alternatives to short glass fiber reinforced polyamide and long glass fiber reinforced PP, 248A and PerforMax® 249 produce polypropylene components such as door modules, front ends, and air intake manifolds. Both Short Glass Fiber reinforcements provide balance of tensile strength and impact resistance to meet tough automotive application requirements. With low fuzz and fines...

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Agy Introduces S-3 HDI(TM) Glass Fiber for High Performance Printed Circuit Boards

AIKEN, SC, USA - AGY, a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcements, has introduced S-3 HDI(TM) glass fiber for high performance printed circuit boards (PCBs). Designed to meet the demanding technical requirements of high-density interconnect (HDI) technology in PCBs - especially integrated circuit (IC) package substrates - S-3 HDI fibers enable the...

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Glass Fiber handles high-temperature fluid applications.

Designed for polyphenylene sulfide composites, HydroStrand(TM) Chopped Strand Glass Fiber can replace metal in demanding automotive and industrial applications. Product provides mechanical strength and hydrolysis resistance for applications exposed to aggressive high-temperature fluids such as cooling modules, thermostat covers, impellers, and pumps. Hydrolysis resistance help minimize risk of...

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Abrasive Fiber Discs target metal fabricating applications.
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Abrasive Fiber Discs target metal fabricating applications.

Norton NorZon® BlueFire(TM) F826 Fiber Discs are available as Speed-Change fiber discs with twist-on and off Speed-Change fasteners, which are available in 5-7 in. sizes and lock to standard back-up pads. BlueFire F826 AVOS products have transparent design and scooped holes that create air flow for cool cutting. Blend of zirconia alumina and ceramic alumina abrasive on products offers micro...

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Propex Launches New Branding for Fibermesh Fibers for Concrete Reinforcement

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- "Make Sure it's True Fibermesh" is the message that leads the Propex launch of its new brand initiative for Fibermesh concrete reinforcement fibers. The new branding was unveiled at the World of Concrete that took place January 18-23, in Las Vegas, Nev. As the experts in fibers for concrete reinforcement, Propex revolutionized the concrete industry a quarter century ago with...

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