Hollytex

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Hollytex

Description

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.

Hollytex

Synonyms and Related Terms

Holytex; Holly-Tex

Other Properties

Has high tensile strength and high tear strength. Acid-free and non hygroscopic. Can be thermally and ultrasonically welded. Polyester is resistant to acids, oxidizing agents, solvents, rot and mildew. Dimensionally stable in all directions.

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

Comparisons

Properties of Synthetic Fibers


Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997

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