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.
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.
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.
The bicomponent fiber is extruded through the orifice in the spinneret.