Speaker Cone Material - which is better?


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In the market, there are several different material types used in Speaker Cones. Which one will provide the best performance for your application?

A speaker cone’s material is crucial to its performance, but there is no single material that has the “best” performance - lightness and stiffness. So, based on the material’s characteristics and your application’s needs, you’ll have to select one. Today there are three common materials types used in speakers:

Paper, Paper
Plastics (Polyethylene), Plastic
Cloth, Cloth

Speaker Cone Material Paper Plastic (Polyethylene) Cloth
Characteristics Excellent sound quality and good at self-damping much more reliable in different environmental conditions; can maintain good tolerance Lower cost, delivers economical performance
Remark Can actually absorb moisture from the air, changing its mass and damping characteristics and suffering performance loss