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Fiber/Yarn/Thread Trademark and Brand Name Index

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Vectran® - Developed by the Kuraray Group, Vectran® is a high- performance multifilament yarn spun from liquid crystal polymer (LCP). Vectran® is the only commercially available melt spun LCP fiber in the world. Vectran® exhibits exceptional strength and rigidity. Pound for pound, Vectran® fiber is five times stronger than steel and ten times stronger than aluminum. Vectran®'s mechanical performance, combined with other unique properties make it an ideal choice for a variety of purposes including aerospace, military, ocean exploration and development, electronic support structures, recreation and leisure industry, safety materials, industrial application (ropes and cables, composites), protective apparel, and high-pressure inflatables.
  Viscont FR® - Developed by Glanzstoff and distributed in North America by ICF Mercantile, LLC, Viscont FR® is "Comfort in Protection" and is the world's only FR filament rayon. Based on high tenacity technology, Viscont FR® provides the fire resistance, non- melt performance, comfort, moisture management, abrasion resistance and strength never before been available in 100% FR rayon. The filament also contains outstanding technical characteristics for applications in military, safety apparel, industrial, narrow fabrics and home furnishings markets, and is Berry compliant.
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