Latest Development of Aromatic Polyamide-imide Fiber Technology

Updated: 2006/12/14 13:48:00

Zou Zhengao, Academy of Military Economy, Wuhan
Wang Xiting & Shi Meiwu, General Logistics Department of PLA

Abstract: Aromatic polyamide fibers are the most famous and commercially successful fibers with natural fire-retardant and heat-resistant properties. In which, Kermel® fiber is up to now the only commercialized polyamide-imide fiber. Based on introducing the structure and properties of Kermel® fiber as well as the characteristics and applications of Kermel® fiber blended fabric, the article discusses the latest development of polyamide-imide fiber production technology.
Key words: polyamide-imide; Kermel® fiber; natural fire-retardant fiber; fire-retardant fiber.

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS