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Aramid fibre

Aramid fibre is a name of a specific type of solid and heat-resistant fibre introduced early in the 1960s by the chemical giant DuPont under the trade name Nomex. Aramid fibres are aromatic polyamides manufactured and formed with a long-chain synthetic polyamide. Which more than 85 per cent of the aramid mixed and bound directly to two aromatic rings, according to US Federal trade commission.

Other companies that manufacture meta-aramids are the Japanese manufacturer Teijin (Teijinconex), Yantai (China) produces New Star and Kermel by Kermel (France). The fibres used for heat protection, such as racing car suits, and firefighter’s gloves as they do not melt or ignite under standard oxygen levels.


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