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PBI Technical Data
Polybenzimidazol

Continuous Temp    1,000°F (540°C)
Melt Temp    1,400°F (760°C)

  • Low thermal conductivity
  • Will not burn or smolder
  • Dimensional stability at high temperature
  • High strength retention at high temperature
  • Resistant to sparks and welding spatter
  • Superior resistance to abrasion
  • Resistant to most chemicals
  • Excellent flexibility up to 1,000° F
  • Very low smoke emission
  • Low heat release
  • High moisture regain (for comfort)
  • Superior insulation
  • High modulus
  • Resistant to pilling

  • Firefighter protective apparel
  • High temperature protective gloves
  • Welders' apparel
  • Braided packings
  • Aircraft wall fabrics
  • Military firefighter suits
  • Race car driver suits
Applicable Standards: U.S.C.G. subpart 164.009