Typical Fibres used as Scrim Liners include ,Fibreglass, Polyester, Synthetic Polymer Fibres and Natural Fibres.
Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd are able to manufacture a wide variety of products from Non-woven Scrim including:
All of the above can be manufactured in either plain or self-adhesive backed, peel-able liner on one or both sides. Non-woven scrim textile are used to provide other non-woven materials (film/paper/textile) with strength and stability, allowing them to be used within industries such as automotive, construction, engineering, etc.
Key Characteristic of Non-woven Scrim Textile:
- Good Tear Resistance
- Fire Resistance
- Good Dimensional stability
- Good Tensile strength
Product Specification & Key Characteristics
- Colour: Anthracite
- Density: <90KG/M³
- Fire Propagation Index: <12
- Operating Temperature: -30°C to 100ºC
- Thickness: 1mm – 100mm (can be laminated for greater thickness)
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What are Non-Woven ScrimTextile?
Non-woven scrim textiles, sometimes referred to as non-woven reinforcement fabrics, are a type of textile material that is distinct from traditional woven or knitted fabrics. They are created by bonding or fusing fibers together without the need for weaving or knitting, using methods such as needle-punching, thermal bonding, or chemical bonding. These textiles are often characterized by the presence of a reinforcing grid pattern known as a "scrim" embedded within the material. Here are the key characteristics and uses of non-woven scrim textiles:
Non-Woven Structure: Non-woven scrim textiles are constructed by arranging fibers in a random or semi-random manner and then bonding them together through various manufacturing processes. These processes can include mechanical methods (such as needle-punching), thermal methods (using heat for bonding), or chemical methods (utilizing adhesives for bonding).
Scrim Reinforcement: Many non-woven scrim textiles feature a reinforcing scrim, which is a grid-like pattern of threads or fibers embedded within the material. The scrim provides structural support, strength, and stability to the non-woven fabric.
Tear Resistance: Non-woven scrim textiles are known for their tear resistance, making them suitable for applications where durability and resistance to tearing are important.
Breathability: Depending on the specific manufacturing process and materials used, non-woven scrim textiles can exhibit varying levels of breathability. This makes them suitable for applications requiring moisture management and airflow.
Lightweight: These textiles are typically lightweight, which is advantageous in applications where minimizing added weight is a priority.
Why use Non-Woven ScrimTextile?
Non-woven scrim textiles find application in a variety of industries and settings, including:
Geotextiles: In geotechnical engineering, non-woven scrim textiles are used for soil stabilization, erosion control, and drainage applications. The tear resistance and breathability of these textiles make them well-suited for these purposes.
Construction: Within the construction industry, non-woven scrim textiles serve as reinforcement materials for asphalt pavement, roofing materials, and wall coverings. The inclusion of scrim reinforcement enhances the strength and stability of construction materials.
Filtration: These textiles are employed in the manufacture of various filtration products, including air filters, liquid filters, and dust bags. Their breathability and tear resistance are valuable in filtration applications.
Benefits of Non-Woven ScrimTextile
- Tear Resistance: Non-woven scrim textiles are known for their tear resistance.
- Breathability: Many non-woven scrim textiles exhibit breathability, allowing for moisture management and airflow.
- Strength and Stability: The presence of a reinforcing scrim pattern within the textile adds strength and stability to the material.
- Lightweight: These textiles are often lightweight, which is advantageous in applications where minimizing added weight is a priority.
- Versatility: Non-woven scrim textiles are versatile and can be used in a wide range of industries and applications, including geotextiles, construction, filtration, agriculture, automotive, medical, packaging, home furnishings, and more.
- Customizability: Some non-woven scrim textiles are available in various thicknesses and widths, allowing for customization based on specific application requirements.
Advantages of Non-Woven ScrimTextile
Agriculture: In agriculture, non-woven scrim textiles may be used for frost protection, crop coverings, and ground coverings. They provide protection to crops from environmental factors while allowing for adequate airflow.
Automotive: Non-woven scrim textiles are used in automotive applications, such as headliners, carpet backing, and trunk liners. Their tear resistance and lightweight properties make them suitable for these applications.
Medical: Within the medical and healthcare industries, non-woven scrim textiles are utilized in products such as surgical gowns, drapes, and wound dressings. Their breathability and tear resistance are important in medical textiles.
Packaging: These textiles find use in packaging materials, providing tear resistance and durability to packaging solutions.
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