Fiber Expertise

As a leader in converting fiber and yarn, Atkins & Pearce maintains one of the world’s most diverse set of fiber offerings under one roof. With instant access to a multitude of sizes and types of fiber, and the capabilities to enhance those fibers Atkins & Pearce is the partner of choice for high-performing, technical textiles.

Types of Fibers

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Some of the fibers we use at Atkins & Pearce include: Aramids, Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), Ethylene Chlorotrifluoroethylene (ECTFE), Liquid-Crystal Polymer (LCP), Perfluoroalkoxy (PFA), Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS), Polypropylene (PP), Nylon, Polyester, Cotton, Metals, Rayon, Paper, Fiberglass, and many more.

 

 

 

As a converter of various raw materials every single day, we rely on our strong relationships with our vendors to navigate and abide by various industry regulations. We are proud to partner and regularly use prominent brands* such as: Twaron®, Teflon®, Ryton®, Kevlar®, Vectran®, GORE®, Spectra®, Nomex®, Technora®, Torcon®, and Dyneema®

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Choosing a fiber that is right for you.

When choosing a fiber, it is important to understand what characteristics you are trying to maximize. Common fiber characteristics include: strength, weight, melting point, abrasion resistance, UV resistance, acid resistance, and alkali resistance.

Choosing a fiber that is right for you.

Need help understanding what fiber is best for your specific need?

We’re proud to share our fiber expertise so we can help you determine exactly what fiber is right for your project.

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* DISCLAIMER: Atkins & Pearce does not own these brands, all rights are reserved for their respective and registered owners: Twaron® and Technora® are registered trademarks owned by Teijin Aramid B.V., Teflon® is a registered trademark owned by The Chemours Company, Ryton® is a registered trademark owned by Solvay, Kevlar® and Nomex® are registered trademarks owned by E. I. duPont de Nemours and Company, Vectran® is a registered trademark owned by Kuraray Co., Ltd., GORE® is a registered trademark owned by W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Spectra® is a registered trademark owned by Honeywell International, Inc., Torcon® is a registered trademark owned by Toray Industries, Inc., and Dyneema® is a registered trademark owned by DSM High Performance Fibers B.V..