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What is "Aramid" - Definition & Explanation

The generic name for a special group of synthetic fibres (aromatic polyamide) having high strength; examples are "Kevlar" and "Twaron".
A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long chain of synthetic polyamide in which at least 85% of the amide linkages are attached directly to two aromatic rings. Aramid fabrics are very strong and are resistant to high temperatures and extreme external forces. Aramid fabrics are used in thermally protective clothing; (i.e. coveralls, jackets, gloves, shirts, pants). U.S. FTC Definition: A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long-chain synthetic polyamide in that is at least 85% of the amide linkages are attached directly to two aromatic rings.
Aramid fiber is a fire-resistant and strong synthetic fiber

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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