Varamix® is a patented 100% fiber product which blends aramid pulp and fibers with dispersion aids to help disperse the fibers in a polymer matrix and provides the performance characteristics needed. Performance characteristics are customizable to meet your needs.
There is, however, a solution - Varamix®. It is an engineered fiber reinforcement additive that makes your polymer products excel in whatever environment and operation it is applied.
We confidently state this because it is not a single product. Varamix® is a patented, customizable 100% fiber blend with an almost infinite number of variable combinations. Varying the degree of fiber fibrillations enables Varamix® products to enhance specific targeted compound characteristics with predictability and consistency. You define what performance means and our team of fiber experts will perform anything from a tweak to an overhaul that positively impacts your finished compound.
This study demonstrates how Finite Fiber’s Varamix® aramid fiber blends can be customized to meet your specific polymer compound property requirements. Our ability to introduce different degrees of fiber fibrillation during the proprietary blending process, enables our technical team to work with the compounder to develop a unique balance of cured compound performance properties.
Previously polymer compounders were limited to only altering the concentration of single fiber structure. With a customized Varamix® product properties can be optimized to a much greater degree.
Depending on what properties are most important, we have a balanced reinforcement solution for you.
The following graphs are for an EPDM compound with a constant 12 phr loading of Varamix®. The x-axis represents the various fiber blends or the degree of fiber fibrillation. The “with grain” orientation was set on a mill at a 2 minute run time to simulate fiber orientation in the various polymer processing technologies.
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