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Advantages and Disadvantages of Chlorlon


In recent years, with the improvement of living standards and people's safety awareness, bedding, children's and elderly clothing, interior decorative fabrics, aircraft, automobiles, shipboard warehouse with textiles. Many countries have put forward vhule flame retardant requirements, and chlorine spandex will be widely used in the field of flame retardant textiles.

What are the advantages of chlorlon?

  1. Non-combustible. After leaving the flame, it will immediately extinguish and will not continue to burn. The seat cushion material in the carriage, sofa cover, carpet, fire curtain, firefighters and forest rangers wear work clothes, using the flame-resistant chlorine spandex.
  2. High strength. Good abrasion resistance, the strength of chlorine fiber is close to cotton, elongation at break is greater than cotton, abrasion resistance is also stronger than cotton.
  3. Good warmth. Its warmth is better than cotton and wool, 50% and 10~20% higher respectively.
  4. It has good electrostatic insulation and can be mixed with other fibers to make underwear with the effect of treating rheumatism. The reason is that when it rubs with other fibers, it usually brings a negative charge.
  5. Good elasticity. Chlorine fiber is more elastic than cotton.
  6. Anti-corrosion. In the industry, chlorine spandex is used as anti-corrosion filter cloth and warehouse with re-covering material.

What are the disadvantages of chlorlon?

  1. Heat resistance is very poor. When the temperature reaches 60~70℃, it usually starts to soften, resulting in shrinkage. Therefore, when washing, ironing should be more careful and try not to iron chlorine spandex fabrics.
  2. The dyeing performance of chlorine fiber fabric is poor.
  3. The stability of organic solvents is also not high.

With the increasing demand for safety, the application of chlorine spandex is becoming more and more widespread, which will greatly improve people's safety factor. In addition, it has a relatively rare name, polyvinyl chloride fiber, both are the same thing.


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