Filaments

The Extrusionists

 

Filaments and fibres

 

Materials that are being used for filaments are:

  • polyamides (PA6, PA66, PA6.66)
  • polyesters
  • PVDF
  • PEEK
  • PPS
  • Dyneema

 

To obtain high mechanical strength, the filaments are in general stretched.

 

Applications include:

  • fishing lines
  • brooms and brushes
  • medical sutures
  • filtration cloth

 

 

The Extrusionists - version 1.3 - September 2016