CHEMICAL RESISTANCE- Fiberglass textile fabrics will not rot, mildew or deteriorate. They resist most acids with the exceptions of hydrofluoric acid and phosphoric acid.
DIMENSIONAL STABILITY- Fiberglass fabrics will not stretch or shrink. Nominal elongation break is 3-4 percent. The average linear thermal expansion coefficient of "E" glass is 5.4 by 10.6 cm/cm/°C.
GOOD THERMAL PROPERTIES- Fiberglass fabrics have a low coefficient of thermal expansion and relatively high thermal conductivity. Glass fabrics will dissipate heat more rapidly than asbestos or organic fibers.
HIGH TENSILE STRENGTH- Fiberglass yarn has a high strength-to-weight ratio. Fiberglass yarn is twice as strong as steel wire.
HIGH THERMAL ENDURANCE-Fiberglass cannot burn and is basically unaffected by curing temperatures used industrial processing. Fiberglass will retain approximately 50 percent of its strength at 700°F and as much as 25 percent at 1000°F.
LOW MOISTURE ABSORPTION-Fiberglass yarn has extremely low moisture absorption.
ELECTRICAL INSULATION- High dielectrical strength and relatively low dielectrical constants make fiberglass fabrics outstanding for electrical insulation purposes.
PRODUCT VERSATILITY- The wide range of filaments, fiberglass yarns, yarn sizes, weave types and finishes make fiberglass fabrics available for a broad range of industrial end uses
COST-EFFECTIVE-Fiberglass fabrics offer cost advantages compared to other synthetic and natural fiber fabrics.