Accession Number : ADD000314

Title :   Thermal Stabilization of Polybenzimidazole Fiber Fabrics.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Skelton,John ; Freeston,W Denney

Report Date : 06 Aug 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : The patent describes a process for producing a thermally stable polybenzimidazole fiber fabric by treating the scoured clean relaxed fabric with a silicone emulsion and then holding the fabric at fixed length and with dimensions while exposing it to a temperature of about 950F. Thermal shrinkage is prevented.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Synthetic fibers, Heat resistant materials, Silicones, Fabrics, Thermal stability, Shrinkage

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Textiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE