Silicone Coated Silica - Armatex SS

Mid-Mountain Materials offers a suite of silicone coated silica fabric, including ARMATEX SS 23 Silicone Coated Silica, ARMATEX SS 28 Silicone Coated Silica, ARMATEX SS 40 Silicone Coated Silica, and ARMATEX SS 45 Silicone Coated Silica. Figure 1 depicts the silicone coated silica fabric offered by Mid-Mountain Materials.

Mid-Mountain Materials’ Silicone Coated Silica Fabric

Figure 1. Mid-Mountain Materials’ Silicone Coated Silica Fabric

ARMATEX SS 23 Silicone Coated Silica

ARMATEX SS 23 Silicone Coated Silica is a silica fabric coated one side with silicone rubber. The material has a higher strength base fabric and higher temperature capability compared to conventional welding fabric, making it suitable for heavy-duty protection of personnel and equipment. Moreover, the coated material exhibits outstanding abrasion resistance.

The average physical properties of ARMATEX SS 23 Silicone Coated Silica are given as below:

Coating Cured Silicone Rubber
Color Various
Tensile Strength, lbs/in, nominal 350
Thickness, inches, nominal 0.030
Temperature Rating
Base Fabric 1800°F • 982°C
Coating 450°F • 232°C
Weight, oz/sy, nominal 23
Width, inches 36 (+/- 5%)
Standard Roll Size 50 LY
Base fabric and coated fabric can be certified to: MIL-I-24244

ARMATEX SS 28 Silicone Coated Silica

ARMATEX SS 28 Silicone Coated Silica is composed of a silica fabric covered with a coating of silicone rubber on one side or both sides. The material is ideally suited for heavy-duty protection of personnel and equipment, thanks to its higher strength base fabric and higher temperature capability compared to conventional welding fabric.

In addition, the coated material has outstanding resistance to abrasion. The average physical properties of ARMATEX SS 28 Silicone Coated Silica are listed as follows:

Coating Cured Silicone Rubber
Color Red, special colors available upon request
Tensile Strength, lbs/in, nominal 250
Thickness, inches • mm, nominal 0.030 • 0.762
Temperature Rating
Base Fabric 1800°F • 982°C
Coating 450°F • 232°C
Weight, oz/sy • g/m2, nominal 28 • 949
Width, inches • meters 36 • 0.9144 (+/- 5%)
Standard Roll Size, LY • M 50 • 45.72
Base fabric and coated fabric can be certified to: MIL-I-24244 • ANSI/FM 4950

ARMATEX SS 40 Silicone Coated Silica

ARMATEX SS 40 Silicone Coated Silica is a silica fabric covered with silicone rubber coating on one side. With higher strength base fabric and higher temperature capability compared to conventional welding fabric, ARMATEX SS 40 Silicone Coated Silica is an ideal material for heavy-duty protection of personnel and equipment.

The coated material shows superior resistance to abrasion. The following are the average physical properties of ARMATEX SS 40 Silicone Coated Silica:

Coating Cured Silicone Rubber
Color Red, special colors available upon request
Tensile Strength, lbs/in, nominal 350
Thickness, inches, nominal 0.058
Temperature Rating
Base Fabric 1800°F • 982°C
Coating 450°F • 232°C
Weight, oz/sy, nominal 40
Width, inches 36 (+/- 5%)
Standard Roll Size 50 LY
Base fabric and coated fabric can be certified to: MIL-I-24244

ARMATEX SS 45 Silicone Coated Silica

ARMATEX SS 45 Silicone Coated Silica consists of a silica fabric covered with silicone rubber coating on both sides. This coated fabric also has a higher strength base fabric and higher temperature capability when compared to conventional welding fabric. The coated material also shows outstanding resistance to abrasion.

These characteristics make ARMATEX SS 45 Silicone Coated Silica suitable for heavy-duty protection of personnel and equipment. The following are the average physical properties of ARMATEX SS 45 Silicone Coated Silica:

Coating Cured Silicone Rubber
Color Red, special colors available upon request
Tensile Strength, lbs/in, nominal 350
Thickness, inches, nominal 0.055
Temperature Rating
Base Fabric 1800°F • 982°C
Coating 450°F • 232°C
Weight, oz/sy, nominal 45
Width, inches 36
Standard Roll Size 50 LY
Base fabric and coated fabric can be certified to: MIL-I-24244

For the technical data of aforementioned materials provided herein, tolerance is +/- 10% unless otherwise stated.

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Mid-Mountain Materials.

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