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Ceramic Textiles

ceramic cloth

ceramic paper

ceramic blanket

ceramic rope

ceramic tubing

INSUTEX 1260 cloth is a cost-effective industrial cloth manufactured from ceramic fiber yarn, reinforced by a core of glass filament or stainless steel wire for high strength retention at elevated temperatures, ideal for most high temperature applications up to 1000C.

INSUTEX 1430 cloth is a high performance industrial cloth made from zirconia grade ceramic fiber yarn, reinforced by high temperature alloy wire.  It is a durable, long-lasting product, ideal for high temperature applications up to 1200C.

Cloth contains approximately 18% organics fiber, which burns out at high temperatures, causing some smoking and out gassing, but the cloth retains enough strength to be used as effective insulating cloth at high temperatures.

Typical Materials Properties

Products

INSUTEX 1260

INSUTEX 1430

Use Temperature Limit

1260C

1430C

Melting Point

1760C

Temperature Limit of insert for tubing

Glass: 650C

Alloy Wire: 1300C

Steel: 1100C

 

Ceramic Fiber Composition

Al2O3

46%

28-32%

SiO2

53%

52-56%

ZrO2

14-18%

Diameter of Ceramic Fiber

3-4 micron

Thermal Conductivity

<0.18 W/mK at 1000C

Shrinkage (24hr)

3% at 1100C

1.7% at 1100C

Loss on Ignition

18%

Electrical

Glass: Non-Conductive

Alloy Wire: Conductive

Steel: Conductive

Color

White