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TORCON™Polyphenylene Sulfide Fiber
TORCON™ PPS fiber is a high-performance fiber that offers superb heat resistance, chemical resistance, hydrolysis resistance, flame retardance, and so on. It has a melting point of 285 degrees, and can withstand continuous use at 190 degrees. It is also resistant to hydrolysis at high temperatures, to acid, alkaline, organic solvents, and so on. It is used in a wide variety of fields, including bag filters. Toray promotes the sale of this fiber not only as a yarn and raw fiber but also as higher products such as fabrics, kitting, and non-woven fabrics. It has gained attention for a variety of applications that require both heat and chemical resistance.