FILM

Toyobo draws on its polymer, film forming, and processing technologies
to provide such functional products as films for LCDs and optical uses,
adhesives for electronic components, and conductive paste for touch panels...

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FUNCTIONAL RESINS

Due to their exceptional properties, our functional resins are welcomed
as pioneers in the fields of adhesives, coating agents and more.

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HEALTH CARE

Medical care in developed countries is expected to become increasingly advanced, and the need for medical services in emerging countries is forecast to expand. New developments will include the growth of the antibody drugs market...

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FUNCTIONAL TEXTILES

Toyobo uses comfort evaluation technology to study factors such as the temperature and moisture inside clothing, allowing us to produce extremely comfortable textiles.

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ADVANCED POLYMERS

The Advanced Polymer Department continues to pursue and develop
the potential of acrylic materials with new ideas and creativity in order
to meet our customers´ requirements.

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BREATHAIR® is a washable cushion material with excellent durability. The fibers in BREATHAIR® are arranged in a complex three-dimensional structure. One way to describe the appearance of the fibers is that they appear similar in structure to a block of instant noodles made from white plastic.

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[EKS]

[eks] is a fiber that excels in moisture absorption and heat dispersal. The fiber absorbs what is referred to as “insensible perspiration” to keep the body dry and comfortable. This insensible perspiration is invisible because it is in the form of vapor. However, the [eks] fiber also converts the kinetic energy of the absorbed water vapor into heat energy to maintain a comfortably warm temperature inside the garment even in a cold winter environment.


Most of the fibers used for cold weather wear are bulky and simply insulate the wearer from the cold. They do not actually create heat. [eks] is a perfectly NEW fiber based on a different design concept, it actually generates heat. It also quickly absorbs water to keep you dry and comfortable.

About perspiration:

We leave our cars and PCs idling so that we can use them as soon as they are needed. In a sense, our bodies also idle when we are at rest, all the while releasing perspiration in the form of invisible vapor.

How do we generate heat?

When you spray water on an object, the object cools because the water carries heat away as it evaporates. [eks] functions as a heat reserve by absorbing, or collecting the energy of perspiration vapor as adsorption heat.

Features:

• Moisture discharge
• Heat generation
• Absorbs much more moisture than other fibers
• Creates a microclimate
• Deodorizes – decomposes acidic and alkali odors


Applications:

Fabrics made from [eks] are widely used in garments such as underwear, socks, sweaters, jackets, coats and many more.

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