Apparel / Clothing Fibers and Filaments

CEOa™ Polyester Filament Textile
from Toray Industries (America), Inc.

CEO α ™ is a comfortable Shingosen with a cool feel, boasting a moisture absorbency exceeding that of 100% cotton, as well as the regular properties that Shingosen are well-known for: a soft body, and excellent drapability with ideal volume. Achieving a lightweight feel through the... [See More]

  • Applications: Apparel
  • Material: Synthetic; Polyester
  • Type: High-Moisture Absorption
  • Features: Waterproof
Kevlar® -- 29
from DuPont™ Kevlar®

The original family of product types of Kevlar ® having similar tensile properties and with many deniers and finishes, these yarns are used in ballistic applications, ropes and cables, protective apparel such as cut-resistant gloves, in life protection uses such as helmets, vehicular armoring... [See More]

  • Applications: Aerospace; Apparel; Architectural or Construction; Automotive / Transportation; Electrical; Impact Absorption or Bulletproof; Fire; OEM; Marine
  • Use Temperature: -320 to 350
  • Material: Synthetic; Aramid
  • Breaking Strength: 151.0
Thermal Regulation Textiles -- Outlast®
from CoorsTek

Outlast ® Thermal Regulation. Our Outlast ® textile line was developed to keep astronauts cool and comfortable throughout their missions. Using this space technology, Outlast ® adjusts to your temperature, keeping you comfortable and refreshed. Our dedicated designers ensure that every... [See More]

  • Applications: Aerospace; Apparel; Electrical; Fire
  • Features: Thermal Insulation
  • Material: Synthetic; Polyester; Acrylic
FORESSE™ Cellulose Fiber
from Toray Industries (America), Inc.

Eco-friendly FORESSE ™ is made from plant-based cellulose instead of petrochemicals. Additionally, FORESSE ™ is spun using a melt spinning process that elminates the need to use organic solvents. These features and others make FORESSE ™ a high-performance textile that would be... [See More]

  • Applications: Apparel
  • Material: Synthetic; Natural
Kevlar® -- 29 AP
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... [See More]

  • Applications: Aerospace; Apparel; Architectural or Construction; Automotive / Transportation; Electrical; Impact Absorption or Bulletproof; Fire; OEM; Marine
  • Use Temperature: -320 to 350
  • Material: Synthetic; Aramid
  • Breaking Strength: 43.9
Kevlar® Para-aramid Fiber
from Toray Industries (America), Inc.

Kevlar ® had its first commercial production by E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in 1974 and is currently manufactured and marketed in Japan by Du Pont-Toray Co., Ltd. Kevlar ® features not only excellent strength and high modulus, but also outstanding resistance to impact and heat. [See More]

  • Applications: Apparel; Architectural or Construction; Automotive / Transportation; Home; Electrical
  • Features: Weather Resistant
  • Material: Synthetic; Aramid
Kimonos and Related Apparel Products
from Toray Industries (America), Inc.

Toray's materials are widely used in not only Western apparel, but also in Japanese-style clothing, with easycare SILLOOK ™ kimonos made using Toray's silky-touch polyester filament, and summer yukatas made from CEO α ™, which boasts a moisture absorbency that outstrips that of... [See More]

  • Applications: Apparel
  • Material: Synthetic; Polyester
  • Type: High-Moisture Absorption
Polypropylene Supunbond Fiber
from Toray Industries (America), Inc.

Polypropylene spunbond, produced by Toray Advanced Materials Korea Inc., has various attractive products such as melt blown spunbond sandwiched between spunbond layers, polyethylene mixed-type, and so on. Polypropylene spunbond from Toray Advanced Materials Korea Inc. is employed in diapers and... [See More]

  • Applications: Apparel
  • Material: Synthetic; Polypropylene
TORAY NYLON Polyamide Fiber
from Toray Industries (America), Inc.

Nylon, the world's first synthetic fiber, was first manufactured in large scale in Japan by Toray in 1951. Nylon offers many features such as excellent tensile strength, abrasion strength, and chemical-resistance, as well as good color development properties. Nylon applications for clothes include... [See More]

  • Applications: Apparel
  • Material: Synthetic; Polyamide