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110g UD Flax Fibre Tape TDS591 KB

Specification

Weight and Dimensions
Width400mm
Areal Weight110g/m²
Fabric Specification
WeaveUnidirectional
FormatTape
Fibre SpecificsFlaxTape 110
Product Data
Fibre TypeFlax Fibre
ColourBrown
BrandEcoTechnilin
General Properties
Gross Weight0.25kg
BrandEcho-Technilin

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110g Unidirectional Flax Fibre Tape (400mm)

FLAXTAPE-110 unidirectional flax fibre tape from Eco-Technilin is an environmentally friendly and sustainable alternative to traditional composite reinforcements such as glass fibre.

As well as its environmental credentials, flax fibre has a natural aesthetic and excellent vibration damping properties. This lightweight 100% unidirectional reinforcement has no cross-weave or stitching is ideal for use a cosmetic surface ply, adding a natural appearance, very similar to wood grain, to any composite laminate.

This unidirectional tape is 400mm wide and sold by the linear metre.


AVAILABILITY:More than 100 availablefor immediate shipping


PRICE
£4.90ex. VAT
More than 100 availablefor immediate shipping
QTY
LINEAR METRES
LINEAR METRES

Trade discounts

0-45-1920-8990+
£4.90£4.09£3.27£2.16
We won’t be beaten on price!

If you believe you’re buying an equivalent product cheaper elsewhere, contact us to discuss your requirements.

This lightweight 100g tape one of the lightest of all our flax reinforcements and at just 110gsm is best used as a thin surface ply to give a natural aesthetic to more substantial reinforcement or used as a thin ply within a laminate to improve vibration damping.

Being made from 100% UD fibres, with no cross weaving, the UD flax tapes have a continuous, unidirectional grain-like appearance, very similar to that of wood grain.

About Flax Fibre

Flax fibre is environmentally friendly and sustainable alternative to traditional composite reinforcements such as glass fibre.

Although flax fibre offers lower overall strength and stiffness compared to reinforcements such as glass fibre, it does offer particular advantages in vibration damping and sound absorption, along with adequate mechanical properties and a natural aesthetic to complement its environmental credentials.

How to Process

Flax fibre can be processed in a similar way to most dry composite reinforcements including glass or carbon fibre reinforcement and is suitable for use with a wide variety of resins such as epoxy, vinylester and polyester resin, including more sustainable or environmentally friendly synthetic and bio-based systems. Flax reinforcement can be used on its own or in conjunction with other types of reinforcement, including glass or carbon, to achieve the desired properties or appearance.

Dry flax fibre can be laminated using a range processes including hand layup, vacuum bagged hand layup, resin transfer moulding (RTM), resin infusion and matched tool/press moulding however the 100% unidirectional construction of this material does result a very dense reinforcement which may infuse considerably more slowly than its woven counterparts.

Typical Uses

Flax reinforcement is most typically used in applications with a focus on environmental sustainability, in particular products like canoes, kayaks, paddle boards, furniture, and leisure products designed for environmentally conscious consumers. When used without a coloured paint or gelcoat, flax fibre has a low-key, natural appearance, perfectly in keeping with homes, workspaces and lifestyles of this growing market.

Flax fibre is also used in mass-market applications for its vibration absorption properties including in skis, snowboards and skateboards to create equipment with a dampened feedback.

  • Canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards
  • Skis, snowboards, skateboards
  • Dinghies, yachts
  • Furniture, architectural mouldings, and panels
  • Dashboards, car interior pieces

Bio Resins

To support our range of natural fibres, Easy Composites has sourced a range of bio epoxy resins which use plant derived content from sustainable sources to lower environmental impact without compromising on performance. They are an ideal match for use with these flax fibres. We have our LB2 bio derived epoxy laminating resin which you can find here: LB2 Epoxy Laminating Bio Resin and our IB2 Infusion grade epoxy resin here: IB2 Epoxy Infusion Bio Resin.

How to Buy

This 110g unidirectional reinforcement is 400m (~16") wide and the fabric is sold by the linear metre. Simply enter the qty according to the number of linear metres you want to buy; the fabric will be supplied in one continuous length.

The unit price shown is for 1 linear metre but volume discounts automatically apply for larger quantities of fabric.

Please note: When ordering quantities of less than 5m, the flax will be supplied carefully folded and bagged. Flax is a flexible and resilient material and is not damaged by folding in this way but if you want to ensure the material is supplied on a roll, please order a minimum of 5m.

About Eco-Technilin

With 20 years of experience, France-based Eco-Technilin is the European leader in the technical use of natural fibres. Easy Composites are proud to be the exclusive UK distributor for Eco-Technilin and support them in their goal to make environmentally friendly technical materials as affordable and accessible as possible.

Trade discounts

0-45-1920-8990+
£4.90£4.09£3.27£2.16
We won’t be beaten on price!

If you believe you’re buying an equivalent product cheaper elsewhere, contact us to discuss your requirements.

This lightweight 100g tape one of the lightest of all our flax reinforcements and at just 110gsm is best used as a thin surface ply to give a natural aesthetic to more substantial reinforcement or used as a thin ply within a laminate to improve vibration damping.

Being made from 100% UD fibres, with no cross weaving, the UD flax tapes have a continuous, unidirectional grain-like appearance, very similar to that of wood grain.

About Flax Fibre

Flax fibre is environmentally friendly and sustainable alternative to traditional composite reinforcements such as glass fibre.

Although flax fibre offers lower overall strength and stiffness compared to reinforcements such as glass fibre, it does offer particular advantages in vibration damping and sound absorption, along with adequate mechanical properties and a natural aesthetic to complement its environmental credentials.

How to Process

Flax fibre can be processed in a similar way to most dry composite reinforcements including glass or carbon fibre reinforcement and is suitable for use with a wide variety of resins such as epoxy, vinylester and polyester resin, including more sustainable or environmentally friendly synthetic and bio-based systems. Flax reinforcement can be used on its own or in conjunction with other types of reinforcement, including glass or carbon, to achieve the desired properties or appearance.

Dry flax fibre can be laminated using a range processes including hand layup, vacuum bagged hand layup, resin transfer moulding (RTM), resin infusion and matched tool/press moulding however the 100% unidirectional construction of this material does result a very dense reinforcement which may infuse considerably more slowly than its woven counterparts.

Typical Uses

Flax reinforcement is most typically used in applications with a focus on environmental sustainability, in particular products like canoes, kayaks, paddle boards, furniture, and leisure products designed for environmentally conscious consumers. When used without a coloured paint or gelcoat, flax fibre has a low-key, natural appearance, perfectly in keeping with homes, workspaces and lifestyles of this growing market.

Flax fibre is also used in mass-market applications for its vibration absorption properties including in skis, snowboards and skateboards to create equipment with a dampened feedback.

  • Canoes, kayaks, and paddleboards
  • Skis, snowboards, skateboards
  • Dinghies, yachts
  • Furniture, architectural mouldings, and panels
  • Dashboards, car interior pieces

Bio Resins

To support our range of natural fibres, Easy Composites has sourced a range of bio epoxy resins which use plant derived content from sustainable sources to lower environmental impact without compromising on performance. They are an ideal match for use with these flax fibres. We have our LB2 bio derived epoxy laminating resin which you can find here: LB2 Epoxy Laminating Bio Resin and our IB2 Infusion grade epoxy resin here: IB2 Epoxy Infusion Bio Resin.

How to Buy

This 110g unidirectional reinforcement is 400m (~16") wide and the fabric is sold by the linear metre. Simply enter the qty according to the number of linear metres you want to buy; the fabric will be supplied in one continuous length.

The unit price shown is for 1 linear metre but volume discounts automatically apply for larger quantities of fabric.

Please note: When ordering quantities of less than 5m, the flax will be supplied carefully folded and bagged. Flax is a flexible and resilient material and is not damaged by folding in this way but if you want to ensure the material is supplied on a roll, please order a minimum of 5m.

About Eco-Technilin

With 20 years of experience, France-based Eco-Technilin is the European leader in the technical use of natural fibres. Easy Composites are proud to be the exclusive UK distributor for Eco-Technilin and support them in their goal to make environmentally friendly technical materials as affordable and accessible as possible.

Downloads (1)

110g UD Flax Fibre Tape TDS591 KB

Specification

Weight and Dimensions
Width400mm
Areal Weight110g/m²
Fabric Specification
WeaveUnidirectional
FormatTape
Fibre SpecificsFlaxTape 110
Product Data
Fibre TypeFlax Fibre
ColourBrown
BrandEcoTechnilin
General Properties
Gross Weight0.25kg
BrandEcho-Technilin

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