Product Applications

Refractory Silica Fabric

A flexible fabric especially developed to replace asbestos fabric in welding and stress relieving applications where protection against heat or molten metal is necessary.

SPECIFICATIONS: STYLE 84: STYLE 188:
Weight 18 oz. sq. yd. 36 oz. sq. yd.
Width 36″ 36″
Thickness 0.03 0.054
Base Fabric Silica Minimum 96% – no asbestos
Weave Satin 8 harness
Color Natural fabric color
Temperature Resistance 1800°F continuous
2300°F intermittent
3000°F melting temperature
  • Base Material meets Military Spec MIL-Y-1140 and MIL-I-24244.
  • Style 84 is used where special protection is required from welding sparks when fire and light burning is required.
  • Style 188 is used where more durability is needed during heavy burning or stress relieving.