The intensity of threatening environments for law enforcement, emergency responders and defense forces around the world is becoming higher and the people operating in these hostile environments need to take greater care than ever. This growing threat of violence has led to an increasing demand for ballistic protection.
At Teijin Aramid we are dedicated to providing this protection with our high performance para-aramid fiber Twaron® and Endumax® film. With excellent energy absorption properties, tenacity and impact resistance, Twaron® and Endumax® offer effective and comfortable ballistic protection solutions with an outstanding cost-performance ratio. In the more than 30 years that Twaron® has been available on the market, it has helped to save thousands of lives worldwide. Key applications for Twaron® and Endumax® include bullet / fragment / stab / spike resistant vests, helmets and ballistic protection of vehicles, aircrafts and vessels.
Twaron® para-aramid key properties
- High strength: excellent strength-to-weight ratio
- High modulus
- High dimensional stability: very low creep, small negative thermal expansion coefficient
- Excellent thermal stability: usable across a wide temperature range, no melting point, high heat stability, low heat conductivity
- High cut resistance
- Low flammability
- Electrically non-conductive
- Long lifetime
More information: www.teijinaramid.com/twaron