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December 17, 2017


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Fiber Characteristics

AROMATIC ARAMID (Kevlar®, Technora®, Vectran™, Nomex®)

Super Aramids, Aramid copolymers, Gel-spun high modulus polyethylene (HMPE), High Performance Liquid Crystal Aromatic Polyester (LCP) fibers

Manufactured Fiber

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • High tensile strength
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Lightweight
  • High resistance to chemicals
  • Excellent durability
  • Thermal stability
  • Heat/flame resistance
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Cut/slash/impact resistant

MAJOR END USES:

  • Protective textiles & apparel / PPE
  • Industrial Specialty fabrics
  • Ropes / cables
  • Aerospace / military / law enforcement
  • Heavy lift slings / straps
  • Specialty electronics
  • Flexible composites / inflatables

 

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DRAPER BODY THERAPY® BLUE T-SHIRTS
This shirt is made of a comfortable and breathable material that is designed to be both stylish and therapeutic. The T-Shirts are versatile enough to wear casually, use during athletic activities, to sleep in, or as a base layer on chilly days. The Draper Body Therapy Blue T-Shirts contain 50% Celliant® (Polyester) and 50% Tencel. Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber which contains a proprietary blend of minerals which have been extruded into a polyester fiber.
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ICEBREAKER IKA VEST
Designed to offer durable weather resistance and added core warmth whether you're out on the river or hiking in the mountains, the Ika Vest combines CORDURA® softshell fabric with a brushed merino-blend lining. Used as an outer layer on milder days, the Ika protects against wind and light precip while breathing efficiently and stretching to move with you. Thanks to its brushed interior, the vest also functions as an insulating midlayer on colder days. Two hand pockets and a chest pocket secure your small essential items.
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