Short-cut Acrylic Fiber

for Specialty Papers and Nonwovens


Typical Properties of Acrylic Fiber

PropertyUnitsTypical Values
Denierg/9000m0.8, 1.5, 3.0, 5.0, 15
Cut Lengthmm0.5 - 25 (precision cut)
Crimpper cm0 (except 15 denier)
Specific Gravity 1.17
Tensile Strengthksi30 - 50
Tenacityg/den2.5 - 3.2
Modulusmsi0.70 - 0.85
Elongation at Break%25 - 40
Moisture Regain (23°C, 65%RH)%1.0 - 1.5
Shrinkage at 180°C%10 - 15
Sticking Temperature°C220 - 230
Melting Temperature°CDoes not melt
Resistance to mildew, aging, sunlightExcellent
Effect of acids and alkalisDegrades in strong alkalis

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