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NOMEX®* SPECIFICATION SHEET

MIL SPEC AA50195A
 

SIZE

GOV'T

APPROX.
BREAK

APPROX
YDS/LBS

APPROX.
DIAMETER

46

400

5.0

10,000

.0082

69

600

7.5

7,000

.0100

92

800

9.0

5,000

.0116

138

1200

14.0

3,200

.0142

207

1800

18.0

2,300

.0174

277

2400

24.0

1,800

.0201

346

3000

30.0

1,400

.0225

415

3500

36.0

1,100

.0247

554

4200

44.4

930

.0310

Nomex®* is extremely heat resistant. It will not char at temperatures lower than 675 degrees Fahrenheit. This makes it extremely desirable in safety garments used in potentially high heat applications.

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

Decomposition:  Begins to decompose at 700° Fahrenheit.
Melting Point
:
 Does not melt.
Effects of Acids & Alkalis
:
 Unaffected by most acids, except some strength loss after long exposure to Hydrochloric, Nitric, and Sulphuric acids. Generally good resistance to alkalis.
Effects of Mildew, Aging, Sunlight & Abrasion:  Excellent resistance to mildew and aging. Prolonged exposure to sunlight causes some strength loss. Good abrasion resistance.