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Cristex supplies a comprehensive range of products manufactured from Glass Fibre (E.C.S. ECR), Carbon Fibre, Aramid Fibre, Dyneema®, Thermoplastic (nylon, polyester etc.) Epoxy Resins, and Natural Fibres.

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3D FABRIC

 

Cristex has recently introduced 3D fabrics into its range and owing to our fantastic relationship with SAERTEX, we are able to offer a diverse range of unique products.

 Downloadable brochure from Cristex:

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3D fabric is based on 3 main parts:

N layers of fibre oriented in the 0ᵒ direction
(N+1) layers of fibres in the 90ᵒ and
Z-fibres through vertical, perpendicular to the other layers to bind them
Cristex’s range of 3D fabrics includes Carbon and Glass fabrics, both of which offer excellent properties including:

An increased impact resistance  
Greater strength and no crimping of the fibres
Potential time saving in the laying up process
Increased lamination speeds
3D fabrics are suitable for many applications and are especially compatible in the marine industry; primarily boat construction. With the volume being much greater than standard fabrics, 3D Fabric dramatically reduces layup time and increases infusion speeds while maintaining an improved fracture toughness.

 

 

Multiaxial reinforcements are fabrics made up of multiple plies of parallel fibres, each laying in different orientation or axis – hence the term ‘multi-axial’. These layers are typically stitch bonded (usually with polyester thread) to form a fabric. Cristex can provide a range of Multiaxials in Glass, Carbon, and Aramid etc. in any of the following configurations. Additionally Quasi-isotropic fabrics are available on request.

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