High Performance Materials

Special Nonwoven Technology

We used special, proprietary spinning technology and stretched laminate technology to create a high-performance nonwoven fabric we call MILIFE®.
MILIFE® consists of aligned, stretch-reinforced polyester filaments with a diameter of 10 µm.

We took that technology a step further to develop a microfiber nonwoven fabric named MILIFE®MF made with even smaller filaments of 2–3 µm in diameter.
MILIFE®MF is smooth and lustrous, with high strength despite its thinness and light weight. And because the fiber structure is even finer than MILIFE®, this fabric could be used to manufacture sound-absorbing materials, filters, and other products in fields waiting to be explored.

Moving forward, we will be working to develop nanofibers with a diameter under 1 µm, while also continuing with research into flame-retardant and hydrophilic materials as we look to create nonwoven fabrics with higher added value.

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