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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.

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20.0 °C

1.56 g/cm³

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Limiting oxygen index

20.0 °C

68 %

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Water content

20.0 °C

0.6 %

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Compressive strength

20.0 °C

561 MPa

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Elastic modulus

20.0 °C

270 GPa

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20.0 °C

2.5 %

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Tensile strength

20.0 °C

5800 MPa

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

20.0 °C

-6E-6 1/K

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Melting point

650 °C

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Dielectric constant

20.0 °C

3 [-]

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Dissipation factor

20.0 °C

1E-3 [-]

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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