DuPont™ Kevlar® AP - Advanced Fiber Technology
Product Announcement from DuPont™ Kevlar®
DuPont™ Kevlar® brand fiber earned a worldwide reputation for helping dramatically improve the performance of a wide variety of consumer and industrial products - from hoses, ropes and cables to gloves, bullet-resistant vests and helmets and sporting goods.
Now, our scientists have developed the next-generation of advanced fiber technology - introducing new DuPont™ Kevlar® Advanced Performance technology.
Kevlar® AP delivers higher performance than current Kevlar® K29, giving customers unique design flexibilities across a wide range of industrial applications.
Kevlar® K29 AP
- Has up to 15% higher tenacity than standard K29 and is available in 750, 1000 and 1500 denier for use in a wide range of high strength applications.
- Initial trials of K29 AP at an industrial belt manufacturer demonstrated a step change improvement vs. standard K29 and 4 times longer belt life than a competitive fiber.
Literature: Kevlar® K29 AP Technical Data Sheet