State-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities

An array of the highest quality films, foils and woven and non-woven textiles form the foundation of Alpha’s high-performance fabrics and composites.

  • Film Substrates: Clear and Metalized Polyester, Polypropylene, PVC, Polypropylene, Polyurethane
  • Foil Substrates: Various gauges of aluminum foil and stainless steel
  • Fabrics: Woven and Non-woven


Common Name(s)Tensile Strength (MPa)Elongation At Beak (%)Specific GravityAgingMoistureHeat DegradationGeneral Resistance
Meta-Aramid (Nomex®) 600 22 1.44 Good Good Excellent Good Fair Good Good Good
Para-Aramid (Kevlar®) 2500 4 1.38 Good Good Excellent Good Fair Good Good Good
Cotton 230 8 1.54 Good Fair Good Fair Poor Excellent Excellent Poor
Fiberglass 2250 5 2.54 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Fair Fair Excellent Excellent
Polyamide (Nylon®) 950 19 1.14 Good Excellent Excellent Good Poor Good Good Fair
Polyester 1100 13 1.38 Good Excellent Excellent Good Good Fair Good Fair