Aramid Roving

Product description

Aramid fibres are about 43% lighter than glass fibres (aramid fibre: density ~ 1.44 g/cm³, glass fibre: density ~ 2.55 g/cm³). Nevertheless, they are significantly stiffer than glass fibres and, similar to carbon fibres, almost ten times stiffer than aluminium (based on tensile strength tests). Aramids show excellent dimensional stability with a slightly negative coefficient of thermal expansion. They are largely resistant to chemicals and offer a very good thermal stability over a wide temperature range: even at temperatures in the range of -196 °C (-320 °F), neither embrittlement nor the loss of strength properties occur. Aramid fibres do not melt or burn, but are carbonised at temperatures around 427 °C (800 °F). Because of these properties, aramid fibres are used in components with high impact resistance, heat resistance or chemical resistance.

Country availability

Estonia Latvia
Lithuania Poland
Marica Djonovic

Contact person

Marica Djonovic

Supply Chain Specialist

email   phone