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Industrial monofilaments

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Monofilaments for specific applications

Industrial Markets 
In Rubber (MRG)  Belts  Conveyor belts
Driving/timing belts 
Tires   
  Hoses   Reinforced water hoses 
 
Texturizing 
Airtexturing   
Weaving  Broad weaving  Airbag 
High tenacity yarns
Narrow weaving   
Circular weaving Fire fighting hoses 
Knitting  Circular knitting  
Warp knitting  
Rachel knitting  
Processing and Sewing Twisting Dental floss 
Braiding  Ropes 
Stitchbonding   
Sewing   
Winding   

Monofilament

Filtration   
Weaving   
Knitting   
Sewing  Wigs 
Flock Cut flock  
Ground flock  
Yarn flocking  

Monofilaments in PA, PES, PP and PE

Products
  • Polyamide 6 and 6.6 monofilaments in direct spun and split quality
  • Polyester monofilaments in direct spun and split quality 
  • Polypropylene monofilaments
  • High density Polyethylene monofilaments
End uses
  • filtering fabrics
  • hook and loop fasteners
  • narrow fabrics
  • selvedge yarns
  • sewing threads
  • fishing line
Speciality
  • ABS and PLA monofilaments for 3D printers - for wholesales and distributors only.
  • Wholesale of fishing line monofilaments including line for longline fishing
  • Spundyed monofilaments
  • All products made to measure

 

 

Swicofil is in a position to provide also monofilaments in new materials. In all these specialities there is never stocks and no samples. Production only on special demand of customers. Minimum order 400 - 500 kgs

PBT - polybutylene terephthalate - density 1.32

Compared to polyester this polymer has better properties of abrasion resistance, loft and dimensional stability. It has a very low moisture absorption (0,15% at 20C 65% R.H.), a good resistance to chemical and outdoor exposure agents and good electrical properties. The UL-94 V0 version is commonly used for braided hoses in electric cabling and automotive industries.

 

POM - polyoximethylene - density 1.41

Due to its very good resistance to fuels and chemicals this type of monofilaments is mostly used in the production of filter fabrics for automotive use. Other features of this resin are high stiffness, high mechanical strength even at very low temperature, low water absorption and good dimensional stability at high temperatures

 

PA 12 - polyamide 12 - density 1.01

Its lower specific weight - compared to PA 6 and 6.6 - combined with its good chemical and abrasion resistance make this monofilament the best choice for several application in wet filtration. Due to its comparable properties it is the only alternative to PA 11 (Rilsan B)

 

PVDF - polyvinilidene fluoride - density 1.78

Main properties of this polymer are:

  • Chemically inert to most acids and solvents
  • Excellent mechanical properties over wide range of temperatures
  • Good abrasion resistance and low coefficient of friction
  • High continuous use temperature 150C
  • Excellent UV and gamma ray resistance
  • Excellent fire resistance (UL94 V0)
  • Due to its higher performance and cost this monofilament is used just on very special applications.

 

PPS - polyphenylene sulphide - density 1.35

  • Continuous service temperature up to 240C
  • Inherently flame retardant (UL94 V0)
  • Very good chemical and oxidation resistance
  • Very low water absorption
  • Good hydrolysis resistance
  • Good UV resistance

 

Below please find the fiber chart of our normal monofilaments

Polymers Polyolefin

Polyamide

Polyester Fluoro
polym.
Type HDPE P.P. 6 6.6 12 6.12 6.10 6/6.6 46 PBT PET PVDF
Density (Kg/m3) 960 910 1140 1140 1020 1070 1070 1130 1180 1300 1380 1780
Melting Temp. (C) 135 168 220 260 175 206 220 195 295 228 257 170
Operating Temp. (50% loss of tenacity after 5000h) 80 85 85 85 80 80 85 80 150 130 130 150
Max Operating Temp. (short cycle operation) n. d. 135 180 200 135 155 180 160 230 180 230 n. d.
Moisture Absorption (std. atmosphere  23C - 50% R.H) 0,01 0,01 2,60 2,50 0,25 0,40 0,40 2,60 1,50 0,15 0,15 0,04
Water Absorption (in water at 23C) 0,03 0,03 9,00 8,00 1,90 3,00 3,20 9,00 2,60 0,20 0,20 0,06
Tenacity (cN/dtex) 4-6 4-7 4-7 4-7 4-7 4-7 4-6 6-7 5-7 5-7 5-7 2-3,5
Limit Oxygen Index L.O.I. (%) 22 22 22 27 22 22 27 22 27 23 24 44
Flame Class UL-94 HB HB HB V2 HB HB V2 HB V2 HB HB V0
Biological Resistance excell. excell. excell. excell. excell. excell. excell. excell. excell. excell. excell. excell.
Resistance to Alkali excell. excell. good good good good good good good poor poor excell.
Resistance to Mineral Acids excell. excell. poor poor fair poor poor poor poor good good excell.
Resistance to Organic Acids excell. excell. poor poor fair poor poor poor poor fair fair excell.
Resistance to Oxidizing Agents good excell. fair fair fair fair fair fair fair good good excell.
Resistance to Organic Solvents fair fair good good good good good good good good good excell.
Resistance to UV poor poor poor poor poor poor poor poor poor good good excell

 

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