Tensylene™ Staple Fiber

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TensyleneTM

PTFE Fibers

TensyleneTM PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) fibers offer a unique blend of chemical and temperature resistance coupled with a low friction coefficient. Since PTFE is chemically inert, it is able to withstand exposure to the harshest of environments. The friction coefficient, which is the lowest of all fibers, makes PTFE widely used as bearing replacement material as well as release material when stickiness is a concern. With a service temperature range of -100C to 260C, TensyleneTMis ideal for applications that require broad temperature ranges.

I. Staple Fibers

 

 Type (Deniers)  3, 4 and 10
 Staple Cut Length (mm)  50 – 60
 Tensile Strength (g/den)  1.50
 Elongation (%)  ~20

II. Applications

 

Form Application
Nonwoven
  • Automotiive
  • Hot gas filtration
Woven Fabric
  • Bearing replacement
  • Release fabrics
  • Conveyor belts
  • Gasket tape
  • Mechanical rubber goods
Wet-laid nonwoven
  • Battery separators
  • Liquid filtration
  • Heat shields
Monofilament
  • Release fabrics
  • Filtration fabrics
Yarns
  • Sewing thread
  • Mechanical rubber goods
For extensive technical data, applications, availability, and price quotes, please contact our office or send your request to info@aramid.com