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Fibers Used By AFFCO

  In addition to wool, AFFCO has the capability of processing all the available staple synthetic fibers. Blends of different types of fibers and deniers are used to optimize filter performance.

  • Acrylic

- Homopolymer acrylic
- Modacrylic

  • Aramid

- Meta-aramid (Conex®, Nomex®) 
- Para-aramid (Kevlar®, Twaron®)

  • Carbon Fiber
  • Crystalline polymer(Questra®)
  • Fiberglass(Miraflex®)
  • Flourocarbon (Teflon®)
  • Fluoropolymer (Halar®)
  • Melamine(Basofil®)
  • Olefin

- Polyethylene
- Polypropylene
- Spectra®
- TROL®)

  • Phenolic (Kynol®)
  • Polyamide (nylon)
  • Polyimide (P84®)
  • Polyester
  • PPS (See Sulfar)
  • Rayon
  • Sulfar (Ryton®)
  • Wool

Operating limits of fibers used in dust/power filters

Trademarks Used

  • Akzo Nobel: Twaron
  • Allied Signal: Spectra
  • American Kynol: Kynol
  • Ausimont: Halar
  • BASF: Basofil
  • Corning: Miraflex
  • Dow: Questra
  • DuPont: Kevlar, Nomex, Teflon
  • Lenzing: P84
  • Phillips: Ryton
  • Teijin: Conex