ceramic fiber

ceramic fiber

[sə′ram·ik ′fī·bər]
(materials)
A small-dimension filament or thread composed of a ceramic material, usually alumina and silica, used in lightweight units for electrical, thermal, and sound insulation, filtration at high temperatures, packing, and reinforcing other ceramic materials.
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com)-- A line of ceramic fiber rope products, which maintain their integrity when exposed to temperatures up to 2300 [degrees] F, is available from AGIS, LLC, specialists in high temperature sealing products.
SATORP specified that insulation used for this portion of the project be composed of non refractory ceramic fiber material in response to workplace environmental control concerns.
The unit has 7" thick insulated walls comprising 5" of 2,300[degrees]F ceramic fiber and 2" of block insulation.
Ceramic fiber is a type of new heat insulation refractory and inorganic material.
The kiln has insulating firebrick in the walls and bottom and ceramic fiber in the top.
The interior is 5" deep, 20" wide, and 5" high with a firebrick roof and ceramic fiber walls and floor.
New Insulwatt heaters for extruder and injection or blow molding machine barrels consist of infrared heaters insulated by ceramic fiber.
The unit features 7" thick insulated walls, comprising 5" of 2,300[degrees]F ceramic fiber and 2" of 1,700[degrees]F ceramic fiber while the 6-1/2" floor insulation consists of 4-1/2" of 2,300[degrees]F firebrick and 2" of 1,900[degrees]F block insulation.
Within a year, he had dedicated his career to developing a drought-friendly campfire substitute and soon invented (and patented) the Portafire: a self-contained, propane-fueled device that is capped with ceramic fiber logs that act as heat sinks.
Manufactured of heavy gauge carbon steel and insulated with ceramic fiber insulation to minimize radiant heat loss, the heat exchanger canisters are packed with efficient, low pressure drop ceramic media.
Also, it indicates the substrate composition and the ceramic Fiber mat material inside the "can.
The stylish southwest design of this ceramic fiber direct vent will add a dramatic flare to any room.