ZYLON® PBO HS

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ZYLON®
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Description

Zylon® PBO HS (high modulus) is a super fiber that features one of the highest levels of strength and modulus of elasticity (resistance to deformation) with flame & heat resistance. Tee HM fiber differsn from the AS fiber with a higher modulus and lower elongation at break.

Properties

General

Density ρ

1.56 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Limiting oxygen index LOI

68 % at 20 °C

Water content cwater,cont

0.6 % at 20 °C

Mechanical

Compressive strength Rmc

561 MPa at 20 °C

Elastic modulus E

270 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation A

2.5 % at 20 °C

Tensile strength Rm

5800 MPa at 20 °C

Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion α

-6E-6 1/K at 20 °C

Melting point Tm

650 °C

Electrical

Dielectric constant εr

3 [-] at 20 °C

100kHz

Dissipation factor ε''

1E-3 [-] at 20 °C

Technological properties

Application areas

Protective cloth: Firefighter garmants, Safety gloves, Heat resistant garments. Sports: Bicycle Spokes, Bicycle tires, Yacht ropes, Tennis Racket, Badminton racket, Snowboard, Rider suits, Racing Car, Bow Strings. Industrial materials: Heat resistant felt, Cable cover for welding machine, Reinforcement for cements. Other: Speaker cone

This material data has been provided by Matmatch.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.