Anti-static fibers and yarns for textiles - Bekaert.com

Anti-static fibers and yarns for textiles

Stainless steel yarn for ant-static textiles - Bekinox
Metal fibers and yarns provide excellent shielding against ESD in a wide range of applications. These include protective clothing, anti-static filter bags, conductive insoles for safety shoes, airplane carpet and upholstery fabrics, big bags (FIBCs), and brushes for ATM machines and printers.
Bekaert offers Bekinox® fibers and yarns for anti-static textiles. Bekinox® dissipates any electrostatic charges generated, to ensure the safety of the grounded wearer or user.

Bekinox® can be 100% stainless steel or blended with other fibers such as cotton, wool, polyester, aramid fibers, … The fibers can be used to spin technical yarns or to produce non-wovens. The yarns can be easily knit, sewn or woven to produce any type of textile.

Bekinox® fibers can be as thin as 6.5 µm. Textiles containing Bekinox® fibers can undergo up to 200 industrial washes and meet the EN-1149 norm for anti-static protective garments.
 

Benefits

High conductivity and superior electrostatic properties

Metal fibers as thin as 6.5 µm give outstanding conductivity to dissipate electrostatic charges efficiently.

Comfortable to wear and use

The ultrafine and ultrasoft fibers and yarns are perfectly integrated in the garment, maintaining a high level of comfort.
 

Outstanding washing characteristics

The characteristics and anti-static performance of the garments don’t change even after numerous industrial washes.

Prevent malfunctioning of electrical instruments

Dissipating ESD is essential to protect all kinds of electrical devices from being adversely affected by electrostatic charges.
 

Long lifetime

Outstanding durability increases the lifetime of products incorporating Bekinox® fibers and yarns.
 

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