- High LOI value of > 45 %
- Excellent fire class
- High temperature resistance
- Optimized for textile processing
- Ideal blending and processing behavior
PANOX continuous fibers are supplied as a 320,000 filament tow with a special lubricating sizing to improve stretch breaking and tow conversion into yarns for knitted and woven textiles. Continuous fiber tows are available in two different fineness levels.
|Filaments per tow||320k||320k||320k|
|Dry mass per unit length||g/m||51||52||68|
|Moisture content||%||5 - 8||5 - 8||5 - 8|
|Elongation at break||%||22||22||24|
Crimped PANOX fibers are made from continuous fiber tow. They are supplied with a special sizing that improves cohesion. Together with a carefully optimized crimp level, this ensures that carding processes run continually and reliably, with good productivity. Crimped staple fibers are available in a range of lengths to suit different non-woven processes and equipment.
|Elongation at break||%||20||22||24|
|Nominal crimp count||per cm||6||6||6|
Non-crimped staple fibers are used in compounding and molding applications to provide a textured surface appearance to interior components in automotive, rail, and marine applications. As well as improving the cosmetic appeal of these surfaces, the PANOX fibers also improve the fire protection and chemical resistance of these parts.
Milled PANOX fibers are used as a non-hazardous and heat resistant organic fiber filler for brake and friction compounds. These fibers are an excellent alternative to more hazardous materials such as asbestos. Typical applications include automotive brake pads, high-performance motor sport brake pads, brake linings for trains, and friction linings for elevators.
|Nominal fiber length||µm||400|
|Fiber content with length <250 µm||%||max. 60|
|Fiber content with length >1000 µm||%||max. 5|
|Fiber content with length >2000 µm||%||max. 1|