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Yarn & Filaments

Kilop USA offers a broad range of filaments for a variety of applications, and we can help you find the right material for you, whether for automotive, fire retardant material, industrial and home textiles, fiberglass, apparel, and many more. Don't hesitate to ask us for help!

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NYLON FILAMENT                                    

                                 

Denier
30, 70, 100, 210, 220d

Filament Count
24, 34, 48f

Cross Section
Round

Targeted Processes
Circular knitting, hosiery, socks, apparel

Comments
1 or 2-ply, various twists and lusters available

PET yarn - high tenacity, slub-nub

                                    

                                 

Denier                                  
140d

Filament Count                      
60f     

Cross Section
Various     

Targeted Processes
Rapier weaving, wall covering, bedding, carpet, etc.

Comments
Provides "textured fabric" effect

PET PARTIALLY ORIENTED (POY) FILAMENT

                                    

                                 

Denier                                  
50 - 550d

Filament Count                      
12 - 288f     

Cross Section
Various     

Targeted Processes
Draw-texturing, draw winding, draw twisting, draw warping - various end applications

Comments
Wide range of lusters and additives are available depending on the end use application

PET FIRE RETARDANT (FR) FILAMENT

                                    

                                 

Denier                                  
75, 150, 165d

Filament Count                      
36, 48, 72, 144f

Cross Section
Round

Targeted Processes
Airjet or waterjet weaving, wall covering, bedding, carpet, apparel, medical, industrial fabrics, etc.

Comments
5000 PPM, various lusters available

ARAMID FILAMENT                                    

                                 

Denier
600 - 14,200d

Filament Count
400 - 10,000f

Cross Section
Round

Targeted Processes
Ballistic protection, protective apparel, fiber optic cables, composites, mechanical rubber goods (MRG), ropes and caples, automotive friction and gaskets

Comments
Five times as strong as iron, light weight, excellent heat resistance, low cut resistance

CARBON FIBER

Filament Count
3,000, 6,000, 12,000

Targeted Processes
Fiberglass reinforcement/protrusion, reinforced fabrics, honeycomb sandwich panels, prepregs, other composite materials

Comments
High strength-to-weight ratio
Commonly referred to as fiber, technically a filament