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Lava Spun Kevlar

  • Fiber Type: Aramid
  • Finishes: Soft
  • Thread Construction: Spun from staple
  • Application: Used for manufacturing military and civilian protective clothing where short-term flame or heat resistance is required. Kevlar® has a much higher tenacity or strength per size than Nomex®.

(Registered trademark of DuPont™.)

Sizes Available

  • T45
  • T60
  • T80


  • Excellent resistance to short term heat exposure.
  • Excellent strength.
  • Good resistance to most organic solvents.
  • Not affected by age.
  • Excellent mildew resistance.
  • Will not melt - decomposes at 840°F fiber.


  • Decomposes quickly if exposed to chlorine bleach.
  • Low elongation may require special machine adjustments.
  • Very expensive when compared to other types of threads.