Canwil offers tough ironing fabric

January 20th, 2016

Auburn, Ga.-based Canwil Textiles Inc, has developed and introduced Aratuff™, a woven meta-aramid fabric with the same chemistry as Nomex®. Aratuff is primarily used in the laundry industry in flat-work ironers, for work in a high-temperature, high-abrasion environment which requires a high-tensile, rigid fabric. Woven fabrics made from meta-aramid fibers not only are high-temperature resistant, […]

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DAPBI halts Teijin Aramid program

October 28th, 2015

Dutch high-tech fiber developer Teijin Aramid has announced it is stopping its research program that would develop and commercialize aramid copolymers containing DAPBI. The prototype materials demonstrated good antiballistic performance, but use of the substance could be dangerous to people involved in the production of the monomer and copolymer. In recent years, Arnhem-based Teijin Aramid […]

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Teijin develops first mass-production aramid nanofiber

May 18th, 2012

Teijin Techno Products Limited, a Teijin group company producing advanced aramid fibers, has announced its development of the world’s first mass-producible aramid nanofiber to offer reliable heat and oxidation resistance together with high quality. Until now, aramid nanofibers have been produced only in laboratories, so this first commercially viable product represents a significant step forward […]

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