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The awarded technical fabrics are now richer by one range. The need of the water sport and bike industry inspired us to develop a lightweight flax range.
Non crimp fabrics result in the strong and stiff natural fibre composites. The ampliTex light fabrics increase the strength of the final composite part by 20%. Bcomp power ribs are tripling the strenght of parts with adding just a little weight. The flax braids have an excellent intrinsic hoop strength and damping properties.
The ampliTex light products are made with a new low-twist roving for a maximum performance.- 75 g/m2 flax biax 0/90° lightweight weave, low crimp- 100 g/m2 flax UD lightweight fabric- 200 g/m2 flax biax 0/90° lightweight weave, low crimpThese ampliTex light light fabrics are ideal for replacing light glass fibre fabrics traditionally used in surfboard construction, cutting weight of the required reinforcement material by 50%. For the bike industry, they offer a unique opportunity to simultaneously increase the strength and the damping properties of the frame, thus increasing both the comfort and the safety for the end user.
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