AkiroUD Unidirectional FabricsUD Crossply Fabrics using UHMWPE & Para-aramid yarn
Akiro Protech's UD fabrics include AkiroSoft and AkiroHard UD fabrics. Both these product lines use UHMWPE and/or para-aramid filament yarn equally in the zero and 90 degree directions, with our proprietary resin systems to make world class products used in the life protection markets.
Introduction to Akiro Protech UD Products
Akiro Protech is a one stop shop for all raw materials related to life protection - woven fabrics, Unidirectional tape fabrics (UD) and prepregs. We specialize in UD, fabrics and prepregs that use ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) and para aramid filament yarn.
Akiro also produces UD, fabrics and prepregs using S-Glass and meta aramid filament yarn. Our products are in the upper band of performance, cutting edge and are highly quality controlled.
Advantages of AkiroSoft UD Fabrics
- High performance filament yarn both in the warp and weft directions
- Laminated both sides by a ultra-thin LDPE film for additional softness and flexibility
- Quality control both for incoming materials, and outgoing products ensures only the very best is shipped to you
- Meets all conventional ammunition threats easily with low trauma
- Soft product ensures wearability and comfort for soldiers and law enforcement personnel
Akiro Protech produces the following types of UHMWPE based Unidirectional tape products.
Product Areal Density,
Fiber Type Application AS1048 125 UHMWPE Soft Body armor AS1036 125 UHMWPE Soft Body armor, low trauma AU1175 120 UHMWPE Hard Vehicle armor AU1145 120 UHMWPE Hard Hand Shields, vehicle armor
- Akiro Protech produces the following types of para aramid UD
- Other UD products include S-Glass UD for vehicle armor and meta aramid UD for fire protection.