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A brand name for fabric series made with white, nonwoven polyester fibers. Hollytex is spunbonded from a continuous filament which results in a strong, lint-free, lightweight fabric with no added binders or pigments. It is calendared to form a very smooth surface. Hollytex is used as a support material, release paper, filtering agent, and interleaving paper. It is also used as a backing material for the 2-layer GORE-TEX® laminate.


Synonyms and Related Terms

Holytex; Holly-Tex

Other Properties

Has high tensile strength. Acid-free and non hygroscopic. Can be thermally and ultrasonically welded.

Forms and Sizes

Hollytex is sold in 60" wide rolls. Some products and thicknesses available are:

  1. 3491 : thickness = 1.5 mil
  2. 3257 : thickness = 2.5 mil
  3. 3221 : thickness = 2.8 mil
  4. 3335 : thickness = 4.7 mil
  5. 3265 : thickness = 5.3 mil
  6. 3261 : thickness = 6.5 mil

Applications for Storage Exhibit and Transport

  • Lining, interleaving and as a release paper
  • Support and backing
  • filtering

Additional Information

Link: Talas


Properties of Synthetic Fibers

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997

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