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1. (WO2018060127) UHMWPE FIBER, YARN AND ARTICLES THEREOF

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/060127    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/074199
Publication Date: Fri Apr 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Sep 26 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: D01D 5/06
D01F 1/04
D01F 6/04
C08K 3/04
Applicants: DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
Inventors: VLASBLOM, Martin, Pieter
DRIEMAN, Johannes, Gabriël, Marie
GIJSMAN, Pieter
Title: UHMWPE FIBER, YARN AND ARTICLES THEREOF
Abstract:
The invention relates to a gel-spun fiber comprising an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), wherein the UHMWPE has an intrinsic viscosity (IV) of at least 4 dL/g and comprises at least 0.3 short chain branches per thousand total carbon atoms (SCB/1000TC), characterized in that the fiber further comprises between 0.1 and 10 parts by weight of carbon black based on 100 parts by weight of the amount of the polyethylene forming the fiber. The invention further relates to a yarn comprising at least 5 such gel-spun fibers as well as to articles comprising said fibers or yarns.