Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Fibre Paper and Fibre Blanket



Refractory fibre is generally divided into paper and blanket.  There is a distinction between the two relating to binders and thickness.


Papers are those which have binders to keep the pressed fibres in a sheet or roll.  These binders burn off during the firing process




Blanket does not have binders and is much thicker.



These two forms of refractory fibre generally exhibit a difference in thickness.  

Papers range from cartridge paper thickness, to around 6mm thick.  

Blanket tends to be 25mm and thicker, although there is some 12mm I understand.

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