June 16, 2014
Teijin Develops Advanced Outerwear Fabric
Offering High Comfort and High Performance
Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fiber-products converting company, announced that it has developed an advanced, high-comfort, high-density fabric, called DELTA2000, that offers excellent performance for use in outerwear.
DELTA2000 is the latest addition to Teijin Frontier's DELTA series of precisely balanced high-performance materials suited ideally to sporting applications. DELTA2000 has a distinctive structure comprising a warp of densely and finely crimped bulky yarn and a weft of ultra-thin yarn. Airspaces minimized three-dimensionally achieve 2,000 mm of water resistance, while an aerated fine-waffle structure provides excellent water-shedding performance.
As an uncoated fabric, DELTA 2000 also offers excellent moisture permeability, a comfortably soft texture and a luxurious surface appearance.
Going forward, Teijin Frontier expects to develop sport, fashion and uniform applications for its new high-performance fabric, DELTA2000.
About the Teijin Group
Teijin (TSE: 3401) is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of sustainable transportation, information and electronics, safety and protection, environment and energy, and healthcare. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers & composites, healthcare, films, resin & plastic processing, polyester fibers, products converting and IT. The group has some 150 companies and around 16,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. It posted consolidated sales of JPY784.4 billion (USD 7.7 billion) and total assets of JPY 768.4 billion (USD 7.5 billion) in the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014. Please visit www.teijin.com.
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