• X-Ray Detectable Yarn (Micropake®)

    Micropake is an X-ray detectable yarn melt spun from polypropylene with a high loading of barium sulphate (60 %)

  • X-Ray Detectable Yarn (Micropake®)

    Micropake is an X-ray detectable yarn melt spun from polypropylene with a high loading of barium sulphate (60 %)

X-Ray Detectable Yarn (Micropake®)

Micropake is an X-ray detectable yarn melt spun from polypropylene with a high loading of barium sulphate (60 %)

Strength and Flexibility.

Micropake® is an X-ray detectable yarn based on polypropylene. The thread is typically made up of 40 filaments wrapped with a fine polyester thread and can be manufactured in a range of linear densities to suit customer specifications. This provides a key advantage in that the multi-filament thread is soft and flexible in nature, which when coupled with good tensile strength, allows Micropake® to be woven. The yarn may also be thermally or ultrasonically bonded to fabrics.

Micropake® is available in three different specifications that meet the x-ray opacity requirements of the British Pharmacopeia. 

MP600

MP600 is SFM’s thicker x-ray detectable yarn with a minimum barium sulphate content of 60%, a decitex of 3420-4180 and a minimum tenacity of 1.9 cN/tex.

MOQ: Usually ~103kg

MP632

With a minimum barium sulphate content of 60%, the MP632 product has a has a decitex of 3100-3400 and a minimum tenacity of 2.1 cN/tex.

MOQ: Usually ~103kg

MP Black 06

Similar to MP 632, Micropake Black 06 has a minimum barium sulphate content of 60%decitex of 3100-3400 and a minimum tenacity of 2.1 cN/tex.

MOQ: Usually ~103kg

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