Toyobo Co. Ltd.

ZYLON, PBO fiber.

2-8 Dojima-hama, 2-chome, Kita-ku
Osaka, 530-8230 JP

High Performance Fibers Department


As Seen In CompositesWorld

Volvo 65: Identical and optimal composite spars and rigging
“One design” concept takes the boat out of the yacht-racing equation, pitting teams against the wind, sea … and each other.

Formula 1 team optimizes car design-to-build process
FEA-to-CAD translation tool opens doors to cross-department communication and frees up time for R&D and test-piece manufacture.

carbon composite bridge cable stay

Composites connect with the world of cabling
Composite cables prove they can handle high tension - on land, over water and under the sea.

A demonstration cryogenic cylinder

An update on composite tanks for cryogens
More automation, improved materials bring composite fuel tanks for space applications closer to reality.

Mid-film scrim with parallel aramid fibers added to standard Gatorback

New dimensions in sailing
A one-piece airfoil with a flexible 3-D carbon composite structure captures the performance sailing market.

Armored ground vehicles

Composites on the frontlines
Armored vehicle applications on the ground and in the air fuel a growing, evolving market forhigh-performance materials.

structural paste adhesive

New film and paste adhesives for specialized applications
Customer performance demands drive thriving film and paste technology development.

finite element contour plot, towpreg

Towpreg Proves Cost-competitive For Wound Pressure Vessels
Design group's new winding option streamlines new pressure vessel development.

A helmet made with Spectra Shield® Plus material stops a 9 mm round and defeats a fragmentation simulator.

New Options In Personal Ballistic Protection
Emerging materials and processing techniques expand choices for manufacturers of vests, helmets and shields.

Product Categories of Toyobo Co. Ltd.

  • Fibers, organic
    • Other organic fibers
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Plain-weave
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Plain-weave
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Plain-weave
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Plain-weave
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, Plain-weave
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Plain-weave
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, Plain-weave