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.

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.