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Toho Tenax release filament yarn type: Tenax ITS50

News International-French

14 Sep 2015

Tenax-E ITS50 F23 24K 1600tex D: This filament yarn type extends the product portfolio of Toho Tenax.

The new type is characterized by both increased modulus and high strength. Tenax ITS50 belongs to the UTS fiber family: Both types have a tensile strength of 5100 MPa, but the modulus of ITS50 is increase by 10 %. Typical applications include pressure vessels and thin-walled composites that require a high degree of stiffness.

About Teijin Group
Teijin  is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of sustainable transportation, information and electronics, safety and protection, environment and energy, and healthcare. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers & composites, healthcare, films, resin & plastic processing, polyester fibers, products converting and IT. The group has some 150 companies and around 16,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. It posted consolidated sales of JPY786.2 billion (USD 6.6 billion) and total assets of JPY 823.7 billion (USD 6.9 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015.