South Korea-based fiber innovator TFJ develops Materium, a flame-retardant carbon fiber for PPE, apparel, industrial fabrics; Materium can be used as aramid fiber alternative, maintains characteristics of acrylic fiber, can be blended with other fibers

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LOS ANGELES , February 2, 2023 () –

South Korea-based TFJ says it has developed a new fiber called Materium, which is comprised of carbon fibers and is flame-resistant, Textile Technology reported Jan. 26.

The intelligent fiber company says Materium can serve as a replacement for aramid fibers and behaves similarly to acrylics. Materium is soft, flexible, and can be blended with other fibers into composites.

Materium can be applied to a wide range of uses, including for making PPE, apparel, or industrial fabrics.

The primary source for this article is Textile Technology, Germany, published Jan. 26, 2023. To read the original article, click here


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