Nylon Fiber | Manufactured Fiber Nylon | Properties and End Uses

Posted by Firoz Kabir on Sunday, December 1, 2013 0

Nylon Fiber
http://textilerawmaterial.blogspot.com/FTC(Federal Trade Commission) Definition-A manufactured fiber in which the fiber forming substance is a long-chain synthetic polyamide in which less than 85% of the amide-linkages are attached directly (-CO-NH-) to two aliphatic groups. It was first synthetic true fiber, produced by "Dupont Company" on 28 February, 1935.

Raw Materials of Nylon 6, 6
  • Adepic acid [ (CH2)4(COOH)2 ]
  • Hexamethylene Diamine [ H2N(CH2)6NH2 ]

Raw Materials of Nylon 6
  • Polyamides
  • Caprolactum

Properties of Nylon Fiber
  • Highest strong fiber.
  • Elasticity is high.
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Lustrous
  • Easy to wash
  • Resistant to damage from oil and many chemicals
  • Can be precolored or dyed in wide range of colors
  • Resilient
  • Low in moisture absorbency, MR - 4%
  • Filament yarns provide smooth, soft, long-lasting fabrics
  • Spun yarns lend fabrics light weight and warmth

End Uses:
  • Apparel
  • Home Furnishings
  • Industrial useExtensively use for producing rope

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Md. Firoz Kabir(M.Sc in Textile Engineering)

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