General Characteristics - Chemical Resistance
 

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Fibre
(General Name)
Fibre(Trade name)
Colour
Specific density

Tenecity
CN/TEX
Continuous operating
Max short duration
Price Radio Factor 1986


Polyester

Terylene
Dacro
Trevira

White
1.38
60
150
170
1.0

Polypropylene
Meraklon
Courlene
White
0.91
50
90
100
1.1

Polyamide
Nylon
Perlon
White
1.14
60
110
120
1.2

Polyaramid
Nomex
Conex
Cream
1.38
33
220
250
5
ARF 6

Acrylic
(Homopolymer)
Dralon T
Cream
1.15
35
135
150
1.5

Acrylic
(Co-polymer)
Acrilan
Courtelle
Cream
1.15
20
120
135
1.3

Polyphenylene
Sulphide
Ryton
Light brown
1.37
35
190
200
7

PTFE
Telfon
Toyoflon
Dark brown
2.3
18
250
260
20

Polymethaphenylen
isophthalamide
Apyeil
Light brown
1.38
35
250
250
5

Co-polyimide
P 84
Gold
1.41
25
240
250
Approx
7
 

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

Fibre
(General Name)
Strong
acids
Weak
acid
Strong
alkalis
Weak
alkslis
Solvents
Oxidising
agents
Hydrolysis


Polyester


Polypropylene

Polyamide

Polyaramid

Acrylic
(Homopolymer)

Acrylic
(Co-polymer)

Polyphenylene
Sulphide

PTFE

Polymethaphenylen
isophthalamide

Co-polyimide
 
 
Poor
Fair
Good
Very Good
 
 
 

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