Advanced Fiber Engineering, LLC

Technologies

Sample Cross Sections

cross-section 1 cross-section 2 cross-section 3
cross-section 4 cross-section 5 cross-section 6
Near perfect geometric shapes

hollow fiber spinning
Spinning of hollow fiber

Affect of fiber shape on fiber properties

Fiber shape parameter Fiber property controlled
  • Cross-sectional moment of inertia
Structural
  • Stiffness
  • Resiliency
 
  • Shape factor
  • Narrow pocket openings
  • Asymetric cross-section
Functional
  • Dirt/particle entrapment
  • High permeability
  • Self-crimping fibers
 
  • Fiber surface geometry
  • Protruding limbs
  • Fiber contact/rubbing
Aesthetic
  • Luster
  • Dirt hiding ability
  • Feel
  • Sound