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Coats Helios S

Helios S

A commercially available gel-spun and self-lubricating thread

Coats Helios S is made from Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) and commercially available premium gel-spun, self-lubricating thread.

It is manufactured with a new generation raw material that is used in highly demanding aerospace and military applications.

Coats Helios S is a highly abrasion-resistant, cut-proof and an extremely light thread. These performance characteristics make Coats Helios S an ideal thread for a range of industrial products.

The main applications are aerospace, blimps and parachutes, boat sails, body armor and workwear, cut-proof footwear, gloves and filtration.

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Coats Helios S

Features and Benefits

  • Highly abrasion-resistant, cut-proof and an extremely light thread. These performance characteristics make Coats Helios S an ideal thread for a range of industrial products.
  • Has exceptional strength and rigidity. Size for size, Coats Helios S is 10 times and 40% stronger than high grade steel and aramids respectively.
  • Delivers unique properties including high tensile strength and modulus, combined with cut-resistance.
  • Coats Helios S has low density - less than 1 gram per cubic centimeter, making it float on water - giving it a high strength to weight ratio.
  • Extremely high abrasion resistance, yet is soft and durable.

Disclaimer

Since conditions and applications vary considerably in the use of a product, the customer and/or user should assure herself or himself that the product meets end customer requirements and is suitable for the intended end use. Coats accepts no liability for unsuitable or improper use or application of products.

Information provided above is based on current averages and should be taken only as indicative. Coats accepts no liability for the preciseness and correctness of the information provided.

Product information sheets are updated from time to time, please be sure you are referring to the most recent publication. Coats supports customers with advice on individual applications on request; if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.