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KEVLAR®* SPECIFICATION SHEET

MIL SPEC A-A-55220(MIL–T-87128 )
 

SIZE

GOV'T

APPROX
BREAK

APPROX
YDS/LBS

DIAMETER

46

B

18.0

10,000

.0081

69

E

25.0

6,700

.0099

92

F

35.0

5,000

.0114

138

FF

50.0

3,350

.0140

207

3/C

75.0

2,100

.0180

277

4/C

121.0

1,860

.0220

346

5/C

140.0

1,050

.0255

415

6/C

160.0

900

.0271

Kevlar®*'s superior strength and fire resistance makes it the thread of choice when being used in high stress operations being exposed to extreme heat. A high-speed coating is applied to prevent sewing problems.

*Kevlar® , Nomex® and Teflon® are registered trademarks of Dupont Co.  

 

 

 

Decomposition:  Begins to decompose at about 800° Fahrenheit, in air by oxidation.
Melting Point
:
 Does not melt.
Solubility in Water
:
 Insoluble in water.
Odor
:
 Odorless
Color
:
 Natural Color Only (Yellow)
Effects of Acids & Alkalis
:
Good resistance to dilute acids and bases. Degraded by strong mineral acids and to lesser extent, by strong mineral bases.
Effects of Bleach & Solvents
:
Should not be bleached. Excellent solvent resistance.
Resistance to Mildew, Aging, Sunlight & Abrasion
:
Excellent resistance to mildew & aging. Prolonged exposure to sunlight causes deterioration. Good abrasion resistance.