Tow Tex

Definition(s)


Tow Tex

Mass of a fibrous bundle expressed per unit length

  • Note: 1 to entry: A higher tow tex indicates a heavier roving. Tow tex is inversely proportional to yield. Consequently, a lower yield indicates a heavier roving. Tow tex is typically expressed as grams per kilometer. Yield is typically expressed as yards per pound. Tow tex = 496 054,6/yield.

Source: ISO 14692-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) piping — Part 1: Vocabulary, symbols, applications and materials, Second Edition, August 2017. Global Standards