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In addition to wool, AFFCO has the capability of processing all the available staple synthetic fibers. Blends of different types of fibers and deniers are used to optimize filter performance.

In addition to wool, AFFCO has the capability of processing all the available staple synthetic fibers. Blends of different types of fibers and deniers are used to optimize filter performance.

• Acrylic

• Homopolymer acrylic
• Modacrylic

• Aramid

• Meta-aramid (Conex®, Nomex®)
• Para-aramid (Kevlar®, Twaron®)

• Carbon Fiber

• Crystalline polymer(Questra®)

• Fiberglass(Miraflex®)

• Flourocarbon (Teflon®)

• Fluoropolymer (Halar®)

• Melamine(Basofil®)

• Olefin

• Polyethylene
• Polypropylene
• Spectra®
• TROL®

• Phenolic (Kynol®)

• Polyamide (nylon)

• Polyimide (P84®)

• Polyester

• PPS (See Sulfar)

• Rayon

• Sulfar (Ryton®)

• Wool

 

TRADEMARKS USED

• Akzo Nobel: Twaron
• Allied Signal: Spectra
• American Kynol: Kynol
• Ausimont: Halar
• BASF: Basofil
• Corning: Miraflex
• Dow: Questra
• DuPont: Kevlar, Nomex, Teflon
• Lenzing: P84
• Phillips: Ryton
• Teijin: Conex

• Acrylic

• Homopolymer acrylic
• Modacrylic

• Aramid

• Meta-aramid (Conex®, Nomex®)
• Para-aramid (Kevlar®, Twaron®)

• Carbon Fiber

• Crystalline polymer(Questra®)

• Fiberglass(Miraflex®)

• Flourocarbon (Teflon®)

• Fluoropolymer (Halar®)

• Melamine(Basofil®)

• Olefin

• Polyethylene
• Polypropylene
• Spectra®
• TROL®

• Phenolic (Kynol®)

• Polyamide (nylon)

• Polyimide (P84®)

• Polyester

• PPS (See Sulfar)

• Rayon

• Sulfar (Ryton®)

• Wool

 

TRADEMARKS USED

• Akzo Nobel: Twaron
• Allied Signal: Spectra
• American Kynol: Kynol
• Ausimont: Halar
• BASF: Basofil
• Corning: Miraflex
• Dow: Questra
• DuPont: Kevlar, Nomex, Teflon
• Lenzing: P84
• Phillips: Ryton
• Teijin: Conex

Properties of AirStar DC filtration media

Properties of AirStar DC filtration media

Continuous operating
temperature, dry heat
Water vapor saturated
environment, moist heat
Specific gravity (g/cm3) Relative moisture regain (%)
@ 68?F & 85% moisture
• Polyamide (Nylon) – 200°F (94°C)
• Polypropylene – 200°F (94°C)
• Polyester – 270°F (132°C)
• Acrylic copolymer – 248°F (120°C)
• Homopolymer acrylic – 260°F 125°C)
• PPS (Ryton®) – 375°F (190°C)
• Aramid (Nomex®) – 400°F (204°C)
• Polyimide (P84®) – 500°F (260°C)
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon®) – 500°F (260°C)
• Polyamide (Nylon) – 200°F (94°C)
• Polypropylene – 200°F (94°C)
• Polyester – 200°F (94°C)
• Acrylic copolymer – 230°F (110°C)
• Homopolymer acrylic – 260°F (125°C)
• PPS (Ryton) – 375°F (190°C)
• Aramid (Nomex) – 350°F (177°C)
• Polyimide (P84) – 383°F (195°C)
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – 500°F (260°C)
• Polyamide (Nylon) – 1.14
• Polypropylene – 0.9
• Polyester – 1.38
• Acrylic copolymer – 1.16
• Homopolymer acrylic – 1.17
• PPS (Ryton) – 1.38
• Aramid (Nomex) – 1.38
• Polyimide (P84) – 1.41
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – 2.3
• Polyamide (Nylon) – 4.0 to 4.5
• Polypropylene – 0.1
• Polyesther – 0.4
• Acrylic copolymer – 1.0
• Homopolymer acrylic – 1.0
• PPS (Ryton) – 0.6
• Aramid (Nomex) – 4.5
• Polyimide (P84) – 3.0
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – 0
Continuous operating
temperature, dry heat
Water vapor saturated
environment, moist heat
Specific gravity (g/cm3) Relative moisture regain (%)
@ 68?F & 85% moisture
• Polyamide (Nylon) – 200°F (94°C)
• Polypropylene – 200°F (94°C)
• Polyester – 270°F (132°C)
• Acrylic copolymer – 248°F (120°C)
• Homopolymer acrylic – 260°F 125°C)
• PPS (Ryton®) – 375°F (190°C)
• Aramid (Nomex®) – 400°F (204°C)
• Polyimide (P84®) – 500°F (260°C)
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon®) – 500°F (260°C)
• Polyamide (Nylon) – 200°F (94°C)
• Polypropylene – 200°F (94°C)
• Polyester – 200°F (94°C)
• Acrylic copolymer – 230°F (110°C)
• Homopolymer acrylic – 260°F (125°C)
• PPS (Ryton) – 375°F (190°C)
• Aramid (Nomex) – 350°F (177°C)
• Polyimide (P84) – 383°F (195°C)
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – 500°F (260°C)
• Polyamide (Nylon) – 1.14
• Polypropylene – 0.9
• Polyester – 1.38
• Acrylic copolymer – 1.16
• Homopolymer acrylic – 1.17
• PPS (Ryton) – 1.38
• Aramid (Nomex) – 1.38
• Polyimide (P84) – 1.41
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – 2.3
• Polyamide (Nylon) – 4.0 to 4.5
• Polypropylene – 0.1
• Polyesther – 0.4
• Acrylic copolymer – 1.0
• Homopolymer acrylic – 1.0
• PPS (Ryton) – 0.6
• Aramid (Nomex) – 4.5
• Polyimide (P84) – 3.0
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – 0
Supports Combustion Microbial Resistance Alkalies F & 85% moisture
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Yes
• Polypropylene – Yes
• Polyesther – Yes
• Acrylic copolymer – No
• Homopolymer acrylic – Yes
• PPS (Ryton) – No
• Aramid (Nomex) – No
• Polyimide (P84) – No
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – No
• Polyamide (Nylon) – No effect
• Polypropylene – Excellent
• Polyesther – No effect
• Acrylic copolymer – Very good
• Homopolymer acrylic – Very good
• PPS (Ryton) – No effect
• Aramid (Nomex) – No effect
• Polyimide (P84) – No effect
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – no effect
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Good
• Polypropylene – Excellent
• Polyesther – Fair
• Acrylic copolymer – Fair
• Homopolymer acrylic – Fair
• PPS (Ryton) – Excellent
• Aramid (Nomex) – Good
• Polyimide (P84) – Excellent
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – Excellent
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Poor
• Polypropylene – Excellent
• Polyesther – Fair
• Acrylic copolymer – Good
• Homopolymer acrylic – Very good
• PPS (Ryton) – Excellent
• Aramid (Nomex) – Fair
• Polyimide (P84) – Very good
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – Excellent
Supports Combustion Microbial Resistance Alkalies F & 85% moisture
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Yes
• Polypropylene – Yes
• Polyesther – Yes
• Acrylic copolymer – No
• Homopolymer acrylic – Yes
• PPS (Ryton) – No
• Aramid (Nomex) – No
• Polyimide (P84) – No
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – No
• Polyamide (Nylon) – No effect
• Polypropylene – Excellent
• Polyesther – No effect
• Acrylic copolymer – Very good
• Homopolymer acrylic – Very good
• PPS (Ryton) – No effect
• Aramid (Nomex) – No effect
• Polyimide (P84) – No effect
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – no effect
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Good
• Polypropylene – Excellent
• Polyesther – Fair
• Acrylic copolymer – Fair
• Homopolymer acrylic – Fair
• PPS (Ryton) – Excellent
• Aramid (Nomex) – Good
• Polyimide (P84) – Excellent
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – Excellent
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Poor
• Polypropylene – Excellent
• Polyesther – Fair
• Acrylic copolymer – Good
• Homopolymer acrylic – Very good
• PPS (Ryton) – Excellent
• Aramid (Nomex) – Fair
• Polyimide (P84) – Very good
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – Excellent
Organic acids Oxidizing agents Organic Solvents
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Poor
• Polypropylene – Excellent
• Polyesther – Fair
• Acrylic copolymer – Good
• Homopolymer acrylic – Excellent
• PPS (Ryton) – Excellent
• Aramid (Nomex) – Fair
• Polyimide (P84) – Very good
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – Excellent
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Fair
• Polypropylene – Good
• Polyesther – Good
• Acrylic copolymer – Good
• Homopolymer acrylic – Good
• PPS (Ryton) – Excellent
• Aramid (Nomex) – Poor
• Polyimide (P84) – Very good
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – Excellent
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Very good
• Polypropylene – Excellent
• Polyesther – Good
• Acrylic copolymer – Very good
• Homopolymer acrylic -Very good
• PPS (Ryton) – Excellent
• Aramid (Nomex) – Very good
• Polyimide (P84) – Excellent
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – Excellent
Organic acids Oxidizing agents Organic Solvents
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Poor
• Polypropylene – Excellent
• Polyesther – Fair
• Acrylic copolymer – Good
• Homopolymer acrylic – Excellent
• PPS (Ryton) – Excellent
• Aramid (Nomex) – Fair
• Polyimide (P84) – Very good
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – Excellent
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Fair
• Polypropylene – Good
• Polyesther – Good
• Acrylic copolymer – Good
• Homopolymer acrylic – Good
• PPS (Ryton) – Excellent
• Aramid (Nomex) – Poor
• Polyimide (P84) – Very good
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – Excellent
• Polyamide (Nylon) – Very good
• Polypropylene – Excellent
• Polyesther – Good
• Acrylic copolymer – Very good
• Homopolymer acrylic -Very good
• PPS (Ryton) – Excellent
• Aramid (Nomex) – Very good
• Polyimide (P84) – Excellent
• Polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon) – Excellent