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Sulfar fiber (1983) is a nonconductive fiber that has excellent resistance to chemical and thermal attack; it has changed industry with filter fabrics for coal boilers, papermaker felts, electrical insulation, specialty membranes, gaskets, and packings. Fiber (American English) or fibre (Commonwealth English) consists of elongated stringy natural, man-made or manufactured material. ... A chemical substance is any material substance used in or obtained by a process in chemistry: A chemical compound is a substance consisting of two or more chemical elements that are chemically combined in fixed proportions. ... The term filter may refer to: A device to separate mixtures. ... Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground either by underground mining, open-pit mining or strip mining. ... A boiler is a closed vessel in which water or other fluid is heated under pressure. ... Felt was also the name of a 1980s UK Indie band. ... The article on electrical energy is located elsewhere. ... This page refers to thermal insulation. ... A membrane is a thin, typically planar structure or material that separates two environments. ... This article is about mechanical seals. ... In plain English packing means arranging in a way the takes little space. ...


Sulfar fiber characteristics

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Major Industrial Sulfar Fiber Uses

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The Federal Trade Commission definition for sulfar fiber is "A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long chain synthetic polysulfide in which at least 85% of the sulfide (—S—) linkages are attached directly to two (2) aromatic rings." Categories: United States federal agencies | Stub ... In philosophy, substance means, approximately, that element of an object without which it would not exist. ... In chemistry, the phrase chemical synthesis appears to have one of two meanings. ... In chemistry, a sulfide (sulphide in British and Canadian English) is a chemical compound or combination of sulfur with an oxidation number of -2, with another chemical element or a radical thereof. ... In chemistry, an aromatic molecule is one in which electrons are free to cycle around circular arrangements of atoms, which are alternately singly and doubly bonded to one another. ...

The PPS (polyphenylene sulfide) polymer is formed by reaction of sulfur with dichlorobenzene and then extruded by melt spinning to produce both staple and filament fibers. A polymer is a generic term used to describe a substantially long molecule. ... A chemical reaction is a process involving one, two or more substances (called reactants), characterized by a chemical change and yielding one or more product(s) which are different from the reactants. ... General Name, Symbol, Number sulfur, S, 16 Chemical series nonmetals Group, Period, Block 16 (VIA), 3, p Density, Hardness 1960 kg/m3, 2 Appearance Lemon yellow at STP Atomic properties Atomic weight 32. ... Extrusion is a manufacturing process where a billet of material is pushed and/or drawn though a die to create a shaped rod, rail or pipe. ...

First U.S. Commercial Sulfar Fiber Production: 1983, Phillips Fibers Corporation, A Subsidiary of Phillips 66 Company

Current U.S. Sulfar Fiber Producers: (Sulfar is not produced in the United States. The only producer is Toray Industries, Inc. Japan)


  • Testori Group - Sulfar Fibers (PPS) (http://www.testori.it/PPS-fibers.pdf)

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Excellent resistance to mildew, aging, sunlight and abrasion
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