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Kevlar®, Twaron® (Para- Aramid)
 
DuPont™ Kevlar® or Twaron® from Teijin are the most well-known para-aramid fibre brands.
 

Basically Kevlar® and Twaron® have following features:

  • High tear strength combined with excellent cut resistance at very low specific weight
  • Good permanent heat resistance
  • No melting, no dropping, self extinguishing, flame-retardant. Useable up to 250°C constant temperature
  • Good abrasion resistance, resistant against most chemicals
  • Good electrical insulation and good heat isolation
  • Available as filament and staple fibre
  • Washable at 60°C

Examples of use for Kevlar® and Twaron:®

  • As fabric, non-woven and knitted for safety apparel applications in garments, gloves and shoes
  • technical applications such as compounds, heat protection, reinforcement etc.
  • Ballistic protection mainly for portable applications
  • Race sports
  • Protection against vandalism
 
  
 
DuPont™ and Kevlar® are registered trademarks or trademarks of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates