JX CompositesTM

The true scope of applications for CLAF® mesh, laminated plastics and films is only now being realized.

While these composite materials are invaluable to the JX ALTA line of housewrap products, the same could be said for thousands of yet undeveloped products.

This is why JX ALTA works closely with engineers and industrious thought leaders to develop these new products. With these composite materials, the scope of what can be done is almost imperceptible - and we want to work with you to make progress with composites and flesh out new product markets.


Composites Design and Manufacturing

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JX ALTA composite materials, plastics and films have been used by engineers to develop products for a myriad of different products, including:

  • Padded industrial wrap; a durable fabric layer to protect equipment from abrasion and wear
  • Heater pouch fabric; laminated plastics and adhesives used for heating pre-packaged foods
  • Biodegradable weed block fabric; an alternative to traditional weed block fabric that feeds lawns as it degrades
  • Cut-resistant paper board; calendered polypropylene netting embedded into paperboard to inexpensively increase durability
  • Automobile covers: laminated, breathable membranes that keep water out while remaining incredibly light
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JX Composites and Converting Services

  • Laminatation Type / Process
  • Target Applications
  • Advantages
  • Maximum Width/Diameter (in.)
  • Maximum Number Plies/Pass
  • Thermal Lamination
  • Composites with at least one low melt component
    • High lamination strength, strong
    • No adhesives
    • Smoother surfaces
    • Environmentally friendly
  • 89" / 60"
  • 7
  • Ultrasonic Lamination
    • Composites of materials with differing melting temperatures
    • All components in composite are thermoplastic
    • Composites with total weight of 4 - 5 opsy
    • No loss of component properties from heat
    • Low to medium bond strength
    • No adhesives
    • Environmentally friendly
  • 130"/ 60"
  • 7
  • Powder Lamination
    • Non-thermoplastic components
    • Cotton, leather, papers
    • Virtually, any combination of non-thermoplastic materials
    • No wet adhesives
    • Environmentally friendly
  • 70"/ 60"
  • 3 per pass
  • Thermal Calendering
  • Thinner composites, smoother surfaces
  • Longer roll lengths after calendering
  • 89"/ 60"
  • N/A
  • Thermal Embossing
    • Decorative Applications
    • Increased dust holding in flitration applications
    • Increased composite thickness
    • Cushion effect
    • Increased surface area
  • 89"/ 60"
  • Any Structure up to 7 layers

Explore new markets and innovate with JX ALTA composite materials

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“JX Nippon has been an exceptional vendor for our business. Their team has helped us solve complex issues in our designs. They have always delivered on their promises. JX Nippon is a pleasure to work with. That is why we have and will continue to have a long business relationship. Thank you for providing top quality materials allowing us to manufacture and sell unique products to the industry.”

~ Dave Atchison General Manager - Alaska Tent and Tarp

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