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Posted 03 September 2010 - 10:08 AM

Overview of raw material properties


Polypropylene Nylon Natural Cotton Dyed cotton Polyester
Cost (1=lowest, 5= highest) 1 3 2 5 3
Melting Point 330F 480F Chars @ 300F Chars @ 300F 500F
Strength (1=lowest, 5= highest) 3 5 1 1 4
Resistance to UV Good Excellent Good Fair Excellent
Resistance to Mildew Excellent Excellent Poor Poor Excellent
Abrasion Resistance (1=lowest, 5= highest) 3 4 1 1 5
Resistance to Acids Excellent Poor Poor Poor Good to Excellent
Resistance to Alkalis Excellent Good Poor Poor Moderate
Resistance to Oil & Grease Excellent Good Poor Poor Good
Special Characteristics Floats in water Vibrant colours Softer to touch Softer to touch Stretch resistant


Source of data: http://www.johnhowardcompany.com/
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