Aramid and carbon fiber developed with Hyosung Advanced Materials’ proprietary technology
In addition to conventional industrial yarns (polyester and nylon), we have also developed and commercialized new materials such as aramid and carbon fiber to meet the changing needs of customers and of industry. The aramid and carbon fiber developed by Hyosung Advanced Materials with our proprietary technology express high tenacity and have the potential to be used in many industrial fields.
Our aramid fiber, ALKEX® was developed in 2003 with our proprietary technology and successfully commercialized in 2009. It is actively applied for bulletproofing, automotive rubber reinforcement, and many industrial purposes. We aim to become a solution provider capable of meeting the needs of various customers with diverse, differentiated products.
TANSOME® is the first high-performance carbon fiber developed in South Korea, and the name signifies: to create added value by combining "tanning” — the burning stage in the carbon fiber production process — and "something special.”