TAFNEL™ Needle Punch Fabric


Applications detail

For oil spill clean-up as well as cleaning oil and grease from machinery. Geotextile, automotive interior, and agricultural covering.


TAFNEL™ and SYNTEX™ Nonwoven Fabrics

Mitsui Chemicals America supplies high-performance polypropylene based nonwoven fabrics used in the most demanding applications. TAFNEL™ needle punch fabrics deliver a bulky structure, well suited for oil absorbent applications. SYNTEX™ spunbond and meltblown fabrics offer an outstanding selection of fiber diameters, for agricultural, clothing, bedding and furnishing, hygiene, wiper, medical and filter applications. A wide variety of fabrics weights are available.

Mitsui Chemicals America provides the following types of polypropylene based nonwoven fabrics:

  • Fiber diameter range ~ 30 μm
  • gsm range of 100 ~ 400 g/m2
  • Bulky structure and chemical resistant

TAFNEL™ is a needle punch fabric produced with thick fibers, providing a bulky structure. The chemical resistant nature of TAFNEL™ fabric, and its unique characteristic of absorbing only the oil from a mixture of oil and water, make TAFNEL™ a perfect choice for oil spill clean-up as well as cleaning oil and grease from machinery. Other applications that benefit from TAFNEL™ include geotextile, automotive interior, and agricultural covering.

TAFNEL Needle Punch
TAFNEL Needle Punch
Typical TAFNEL™ applications include:
  • Automotive interior
  • Oil absorption
  • Geotextile and agricultural covering

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