Who can I contact to get Spectra®? [ + ]
A: Please contact our representatives.
I would like to use Spectra in a university project. How can I get samples? [ + ]
A: Please contact our representatives. Honeywell is unable to honor all requests. Our technical team assesses all university proposals before samples are provided.
How much does it cost to get a sample? [ + ]
A: Honeywell evaluates each individual sample request and provides product samples at no cost for valid business requests.
How can I get a job or internship? [ + ]
A: Honeywell offers many exciting career opportunities. Visit the Honeywell Career Center to learn more and view available opportunities.
Can Spectra be dyed or colored? [ + ]
A: Spectra fiber is a white fiber. The fiber or end product can be colored by adding certain coatings.
What are the dielectric properties of Spectra? [ + ]
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Which resin systems can be used with Spectra? [ + ]
A: Depending on the intended application, virtually any resin is compatible with Spectra fibers as long as it can be applied and is curable below the melting point of Spectra (147°C).
Can I put a coating on the fiber? At what temperature? [ + ]
A: Coatings can be put on Spectra fiber as long as you do not exceed the melting point of the fiber at 147°C.
Can Spectra be cut into short lengths? [ + ]
A: Spectra can be cut into short lengths with special tools and ceramic blades. There are companies that provide staple-cutting services.
How does Spectra perform in low temperatures? [ + ]
A: Spectra does well at low temperatures/sub-zero temperatures.
Is Spectra UV-resistant? [ + ]
A: Spectra has better UV-resistance properties than some of the other high-performance fibers on the market.
Is Spectra abrasion-resistant? [ + ]
A: Spectra has very good abrasion resistance. It has been incorporated into a variety of industrial applications for its abrasion resistance such as ropes, cut-resistant gloves and apparel, and fishing lines.
What kind of industrial applications can Spectra be used in? [ + ]
A: Spectra is well-suited for a variety of applications particularly rope, fishing lines, armor and cut-resistant gloves and apparel. In addition, it has been woven into clothing, used as concrete reinforcement, reinforced sporting goods equipment, tethered satellites and a variety of other applications