type of fibre trade names techn.
name
permanent temperature resistance (°C) hydrolysis acids alkaloids oxydizing
agents
solvents
polypropylene Meraklon PP 90 very good very good very good moderate good
polyamide Perlon
Nylon
Grilon
PA 110 good bad good bad good
homopolymere polyacrylonitrile Dolanit
Richem
PAN 125 good good bad good very good
polyester Trevira
Diolen
Terylene
Dacron
PET 120 bad moderate bad good good
polyethylene Vestolen PE 80 very good very good very good good good
polyvinylidenfluoride Florflon
Kynar
Solef
PVDF 120 very good very good very good very good very good
ethylene-chlortrifluor-
ethylene
Halar ECTFE 140 very good very good very good very good very good
ethylene-tetrafluor-
ethylene
Hostaflon
Tefzel
ETFE 150 very good very good very good very good very good
m-aramide Conex
Nomex
AR 170 bad bad bad moderate very good
polytphenylensulfide Ryton
Procon
Fortron
PPS 170 very good good good moderate very good
polytetrafluor- ethylene Teflon
Rastex
Toyroflon
PTFE 240 very good very good very good very good very good
polyetherethercetone Victrex
Zyez
PEEK 250 very good very good very good very good very good
polyvinylchloride Dynel
Rhovyl
Saran
PVC 75 good very good very good good good
cotton BW / CO 95 moderate bad good moderate moderate
glass fibre GL 260 good good good very good very good