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Widely Adopted in Automotive Air Bags, Tire Reinforcing Materials and More

Boasting high tenacity, good heat resistance and lightweight properties, the nylon 66 has found widespread application in the field of industrial materials chiefly for the automotive industry. Today, the Leona filament is highly regarded for its superior quality based on an ideal process of continuous polymerization and direct spinning and enjoys mounting demand as a yarn for automotive air bags, which are experiencing rapid growth worldwide, and as a reinforcing material for aircraft and other tires.

Examples of usage

Tire cords

Air bag

Air bag

A shot from the test for the development of an OPW side curtain-type air bag

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LEONA™ is a trademark of Asahi Kasei Corporation.