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Ultrafine PBI fibers and yarnsGentle precisely controlled process is used to draw polybenzimidazole (PBI) fibers to denier as low as 0.17 per fiber. Yarns of lightweight fibers could be useful in applications where lightweight textiles must withstand high temperatures, corrosion, or radiation.
Document ID
19780000504
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Leal, J. R. (Celanese Research Corp.)
Tan, M. (Celanese Research Corp.)
Date Acquired
August 9, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 1979
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 3
Issue: 4
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MATERIALS
Report/Patent Number
ARC-11221
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.