bicomponent fiber

bicomponent fiber

[bī·kəm′pō·nənt ′fī·bər]
(textiles)
A fiber manufactured from two different polymers by spinning and joining them in a simultaneous process from one spinneret. Also known as conjugate fiber.
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With research laboratories in Denmark, Japan and the Covington facility, FiberVisions has pioneered a long list of polyolefin and bicomponent fiber innovations.
Sample 4 was determined to be a bicomponent fiber with sheath-core construction.
Toray will also produce the bicomponent fiber, co-spun with polyester, in Japan, and manufacture homofiber textile products in Japan and elsewhere in Asia, as well as bicomponent fiber textile products in Japan, for sales worldwide.
We have spent decades enhancing our Kraton portfolio with versatile products, such as our new Nexar polymer and our bicomponent fiber technology.
The first patent on a bicomponent fiber was obtained by "IG Farbenindustrie" in 1943 (patent # 325339).
Self-support and form retention were found with a combination including 5 percent bicomponent fiber.
In addition, Kraton Polymers elastic meltblown grades allow customers, who do not have bicomponent fiber technology, to replace the elastic film in the current laminated construction.
This article is the first to describe a process of manufacturing engineered wood composites that combine two nonwoven textile technologies: bicomponent fiber and needle punching.
Compared with the single component fiber web, the bicomponent fiber webs have higher tensile strength but lower elongation at break.
Nonwovens made with this new bicomponent fiber technology can be used as elastic components in personal hygiene applications such as diaper waist band, diaper ear tab, training pant side panels, adult incontinence cover sheet, and feminine hygiene components.
The bicomponent fiber is extruded through the orifice in the spinneret.
Under terms of the agreement, FiberVisions and Chisso will incorporate all of their bicomponent fiber operations and activities into the joint venture.