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Teijin to exhibit advanced solutions at Techtextil 2017

These will include Teijinconex meta-aramid fibre and Teijinconex neo meta-aramid fibre, offering heat resistance, dyeability and environmental compliance.

25th April 2017

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Tokyo

Protective, Clothing/​Footwear, Industrial

The company will showcase its advanced solutions incorporating various proprietary materials that are widely used in safety and protection, infrastructure, automotive, and other industrial fields.

These will include Teijinconex meta-aramid fibre, offering highly durable heat resistance and flame retardation for firefighting protective apparel, and Teijinconex neo meta-aramid fibre, offering heat resistance, dyeability and environmental compliance for diverse protective clothing solutions.

On display

Also on display will be Twaron and Technora para-aramid fibres, withstanding temperatures of up to 400°C. They are said to offer exceptional strength for bulletproof and stab-resistant protective clothing. They also are excellent materials for automotive brake pads and reinforcement in tires, conveyor belts and various composite materials, the company reports.

Other products include:

  • Endumax, Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, offering high dimensional stability at very low weight, making it suitable for a wide variety of applications, such as ballistic protection or high-performance unit load devices.
  • Nanofront, the 700-nanometer ultra-fine polyester fibre featuring superior fitting, slip resistance, heat and light shielding, and filtering properties. It is used for diverse applications, including clothing, sportswear and industrial applications.
  • elk, lightweight, durable, cushiony and breathable material, serves as a substitute for polyurethane in a range of cushioning applications.
  • Tepyrus, polyester ultra-fine short-cut fibre specially engineered for nonwovens and used in applications such as nonwoven sheets for filters and electronic materials.

Growth strategy

Teijin is a technology-driven group offering advanced solutions in the areas of environmental value; safety, security and disaster mitigation; and demographic change and increased health consciousness. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibres, such as aramid, carbon fibres and composites, healthcare, films, resin and plastic processing, polyester fibres, products converting and IT.

The Group aims to work to properly address heightened disaster mitigation awareness and growing needs for refurbishing and expanding infrastructure as one of the growth strategies in its medium-term management plan for 2017-2019.

“The comprehensive presence of the Teijin Group at Techtextil is an evidence of its strong position in the global market and commitment to advanced solutions that meet these growing needs, utilizing its high-performance materials such as technical textiles and nonwovens,” the company reports.

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