aramid fiber

ar·a·mid fiber

 (ăr′ə-mĭd)
n.
A strong, heat-resistant fiber formed of polymers with repeating aromatic groups branching from a carbon backbone, having flame retardant properties and used in materials for bulletproof vests and radial tires. Also called polyaramid fiber.

[ar(omatic) + (poly)amid(e).]
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Global aramid fiber capacity has approached 130kt by the end of Oct 2015, mostly distributed in North America, Europe, and Asia.
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carbon fiber, glass fiber or aramid fiber, are attached the structure.
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