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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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