Kevlar® Aramid Pulp for Greater Performance in Vehicles
DuPont™ Kevlar® Aramid Pulp helps enhance performance through high temperature reinforcement and viscosity control.
DuPont™ Kevlar® aramid pulps are highly fibrillated chopped fibers that can be used as specialty additives to enhance performance by helping to provide excellent reinforcement and viscosity control under shear stress. Kevlar® Aramid Pulp is used in automotive brake pads, gaskets, and automatic transmission papers, and as a viscosity control additive for adhesives and sealants.
Kevlar®Aramid Pulp Properties
- Highly fibrillated, short (0.5–1mm) fibers
- Yellow color
- Useful temperature range (-200 to +350°C)
- Specific gravity of 1.45
- Specific surface area of 7–11m2/g
- Bulk density of 3–10 lb/ft3
INFORMATION & IDEAS
The new plant near Charleston, South Carolina, together with our other global assets, helps DuPont meet strong and growing global demand for Kevlar®.
The DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards recognized DuPont customers’ ingenuity through products and services that incorporated new ideas, methods, technologies, or applications for Kevlar®.
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