Polyamide

The fibre for world champions

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2010

Legal Doping - Products for pretreating and dyeing polyamide

With the presentation of polyamide tights - which, until then, had been made from expensive silk with mediocre tensile strength and life span - on the occasion of the world exhibition in San Francisco in 1939, the rise of chemical fibres was begun.

Physical properties of PA 6 and PA 6.6

  • High strength
  • High elasticity
  • High abrasion resistance

Fields of application

Automotive

  • Ceilings
  • Carpets
  • Seat covers

Clothing

  • Outdoor clothing
  • Swimwear
  • Sportswear
  • Underwear and lingerie
  • Hosiery

Home textiles

  • Carpets
  • Upholstery

Technical textiles

  • Balloon silk
  • Parachute silk
  • Fishing nets
  • Velcro bands
  • Packing nets
  • Zips
  • Sailcloth
  • Rows and belts

Polyamide - The fibre for world champions

  • 1. General
  • 2. Pre-setting
  • 2a. Yellowing, lower affinity for the dyestuff
  • 2b. Anti-oxidative washing agent
  • 3. Pre-washing
  • 4. White goods
  • 5. Dyeing
  • 5a. Levelling
  • 5b. Dyeing
  • 5c. Influence of different yarn delustring effects on shade
  • 6. Aftertreatment
  • 6a. Improving fastness properties
  • 6b. Avoiding storage yellowing
  • 7. Product selection
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