Automobile and aircraft markets

For aircraft

Nittobo's Text Glass™, which excels in moldability due to its special weaving structure, boasts the largest production for aircraft in Japan.

Base material for aircraft


Nittobo's Text Glass™, which has a special weaving structure to produce the maximum strength per unit and provides excellent moldability to fit even complicated curved surfaces without fail, acquired certification for the Boeing standard 9-3 (glass cloth to reinforce laminated plastic products) back in 1980. Its aramid cloth is also used as structural materials for Boeing aircraft. Nittobo boasts the largest production of Text Glass™ and aramid cloth for aircraft in Japan.

Cloth for aircraft KS1581

Cloth for aircraft KS1581

Specifications (standard)

Product code Manner of weaving Thickness
mm
Weight
g/m²
Density
(/25mm)
Tensile strength
(N/25mm)
Warp Weft Warp Weft
KS120 4H satin 0.10 106 59 57 >549 >490
KS1543 4H satin 0.25 291 48 30 *1 *1
KS1581 8H satin 0.22 300 56 53 >1441 >1362
KS1582 8H satin 0.38 469 59 55 >2136 >1999
KS1584 8H satin 0.65 846 41 35 >3646 >3126
KS7781 8H satin 0.22 303 58 53 >1891 >1725
KS8800 Plain leno weave 0.50 383 8+8 8 >1107 >1009
  • *1 Contact Nittobo.
  • * These figures are standard ones obtained from untreated cloth.

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