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Ekulon 5000 Nomex

EKULON 5000 (NOMEX) is a sewing thread of the heat-resistant Meta-Aramid (aromatic polyamide) fibre by Du Pont. Similar to KEVLAR, EKULON 5000 can be used for sewing e. g. protective clothing, coated fabrics, filters, ironing press cover fabrics, electrical insulations.

Properties:

  • General Properties:
    nnot melting, self-extinguishing, flame resistant properties, but not flameproof, high continuous infusibility, highly resistant to acids, beta and gamma rays, as well as X-rays
  • Infusibility.:
    Decomposition temperature app. 370º C, continuous infusibility app. 160-180°C, little heat shrinkage
  • breaking elongation:
    app. 35 %
  • spec. strength:
    app. 35 cN/tex (staple fibre) or app. 40 cN/tex (filament)
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Ekulon 500020/3Nm 20/ 3120-1401.000 mon request
Applications: Protective clothing, coated fabrics, filters, ironing press cover fabrics, electrical insulations, shoe industry