SILICONE COATED POLYESTER TIRE CORD

Tire cord fabric is a type of industrial fabric which is constructed using High Tenacity yarns in the warp direction and yarns of negligible resistance in weft direction which is used to hold warn yarns locked in their position. Tire cord coated fabrics provides fundamental properties such as controlled deformation, high strength, abrasion resistance, etc. Widely used by the tire industry, it is also employed for the rubber hose manufacture, air springs, expansion joints, among many other applications.

Polyester is a the synthetic fiber that detains the first place in terms of global production. It is a linear polymer whose mass comprises predominantly (at least 80%) of the ester functions and terephthalic acid. The polyester yarn is lightweight and flexible. It is resistant to ultraviolet radiation. Low flammability. It softens at 245 ° C and melts at 250 ° C. It keeps a good shape memory and can therefore be used into coated fabrics composition. Furthermore, a suitable weaving also allows good heat dissipation.

Silicone Rubbers are ideal for high and low temperature applications. Electrical properties are excellent and resistance to weathering and ozone attack is outstanding. It is not resistant to super-heated steam. Physical properties are generally low but are at least retained at higher temperatures. Gas permeability is very poor as is resistance to petroleum based fluids. Silicone rubbers are expensive in comparison to most other rubbers.

Food Quality/FDA compliant grades are available for use in the food and pharmaceutical industries

General Propertiesmin - max
Warp breaking strength90 - 2000 daN/5cm
Weft breaking strength-
Warp elongation at break10% - 20%
Weft elongation at breakselon construction
Weight per sqmfrom 450 gr/m2
ThicknessUpon request
Peeling strengthUpon request
Continuous Temperature-80C° à 180C°
Point Temperature-80C° à 180C°

Properties

Heat resistant
Fireproofed
Acids resistance
Non-skid
UV resistance
Water resistance
Ozone Resistance
Electric isolation
Cold resistance
General Propertiesmin - max
Warp breaking strenght90 - 2000 daN/5cm
Weft breaking strenght80 - 1400 daN/5cm
Warp elongation at break10% - 20%
Weft elongation at break10% - 20%
Weight per sqm90 - 1100
General Propertiesmin - max
Hardness ShA30 - 90 ShA
Hardness IRHD30 - 90 IRHD
Tensile Strength8 - 20
Elongation at break100% - 900%
Operating temperature
Continuous Temperature-80 C° - 200C°
Point Temperature-80 C° - 220C°
Resistance
Solvent resistance
Acid resistance
oxygen ageing
Ozone ageing
light ageing
Cold ageing --
heat ageing --
Available colors :
         
Fireproofing option.
  • Expansion joints

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