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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Fibrous filler, which has the advantage of increasing durability and wear resistance, lowers the friction coefficient and reduces noise is aramid fiber [6,7].
Summary: This report analyzes and forecasts the market for aramid fiber at the global and regional level.
Key statement: This invention relates to a rubber composition comprised of at least one diene-based elastomer and rubber reinforcement comprised of fibrillated aramid fiber micropulp and reinforcing filler comprised of pre-hydrophobated precipitated silica.
Taramid FR clothing range boasts a superior inherently non -flammable quality and provides the proven and time-tested strength of aramid fiber construction with excellent air permeability for enhanced comfort and breathability.
Westex ShieldCXP is made from 100 percent aramid fiber with an innovative technology that repels a wide variety of acids, bases and organic solvents.
The tire's sidewall structure contains extremely strong aramid fiber that reinforces the sidewall, making it more resistant to impacts and cuts that could otherwise easily damage it.
Located in Leicester, UK, Formax is a manufacturer of composite reinforcements, specialising in the production of lightweight carbon fiber multi-axials and highly engineered glass fiber and aramid fiber fabrics.
Therefore, the purpose of this study is to develop sustainable structural concrete [5] by evaluating the flexural performance of RC beam to which recycled aggregates are substituted by 30% and by applying aramid fiber sheets by specifying the RC beam as reference specimen in order to provide comprehensive data for recycled aggregates and alternative resource to natural aggregates which are decreasing in reserve and to acquire reliability of it.
The tieback features a tough, extruded bright yellow polyurethane exterior jacket and cut- and-heat resistant braided Aramid fiber. The cable's jacketing material serves as a wear indicator and provides two-layer protection for the core's strength member.
Kolon denied any wrongdoing and said the judgment was "the result of a multiyear campaign by DuPont aimed at forcing Kolon out of the aramid fiber market." The company plans to appeal the ruling.
Kevlar aramid fiber was commercialized by DuPont Company in 1972 as an industrial fiber product.