Cerex

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Roll of Cerex fabric

Description

[CEREX Advanced Fabrics, Pensacola Florida] A registered trademark for a series of spunbond nylon fabrics. Cerex® fabrics are made by heat-bonding continuous filaments of nylon 6,6. The thin, smooth, flat, nonwoven fabrics are available in several weights. They have high tensile strength, excellent tear resistance and are unaffected by most solvents, alkalis, and dilute acids. Cerex® fabrics have been commercially available since 1968.

Applications

Personal Risk

Cerex® [SDS Sheet]

Collections Risk

May accumulate a static charge.

Physical and Chemical Properties

Cerex® have high tensile strength, high thermal stability and resistance to most chemicals and solvents.

Melting Point about 260

Forms/Sizes

Rolls widths are available up to 120 inches. Fabric weights range from 10 to 68 grams per square yard.

Additional Information

CEREX Advanced Fabrics Website

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Rachael Perkins Arenstein, Lisa Goldberg, and Eugenie Milroy, ‘Support and Rehousing for Collection Storage’ In ‘Preventive Conservation: Collection Storage’ Lisa Elkin and Christopher A. Norris (eds.), Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, New York. 2019.
  • External source or communication, Comment: Personal communication, Marie Svobada, MFA

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