Premium Silicone Coated Fiberglass - Armatex SF 17 Premium

Armatex SF17 Premium silicone coated fiberglass consists of a flexible, strong woven fiberglass fabric impregnated both sides with premium silicone rubber to a finished weight of 17 ounces per square yard.

A high quality product, Armatex SF17 premium silicone coated fiberglass is manufactured to exceed industry standards for the fabrication of thermal insulation blankets and composite components associated with industrial insulation systems.

Physical Properties of Armatex SF17 Premium

The physical properties of Armatex SF17 premium are shown in Table 1.

Coating Proprietary Silicone Rubber
Color Gray, other colors available upon request
Thickness, inches, nominal 0.017
Weight, oz/sy 17 (+/- 0.5 oz/sy) per FTMS 191-A-5041
Temperature Rating
         Coating -110°F to 500°F • 79°C to 260°C, transient exposure to 600°F to 315°C
         Base Fabric
         Operating Temperature, maximum 1000°F to 540°C, transient exposure to 1200°F • 648°C
         Softening Point 1350°F to 1600°F• 732°C to 871°C
         Melting Point 2050°F to 2160°F • 1121°C to 1182°C
Base Fabric
         Weave Type 4 Harness Crowfoot Satin
         Count, ends per inch 48 x 32 (warp x fill)
Base Fabric can be certified to: MIL-Y-1140 • MIL-I-24244 • ASTM D4029 • ASTM D4357 • ASTMD579
Tear Strength, lbs. (warp x fill) 56 x 53, per FTMS 191A-5136 (Trapezoid)
Breaking Strength, lbs. (warp x fill) 233 x 137, per FTMS 191A-5100
Bursting Strength, PSI (average) 295, per FTMS 191A-5122 •ASTM D3786
Water Resistance - Rain Test ARMATEX® SF 17 Premium meets the AATCC 35 requirements
AATCC Method 35-1977 Test Report available upon request
Water Repellency - Spray Test ARMATEX® SF 17 Premium meets the AATCC 22 requirements
AATCC Method 22-1977 Test report available upon request
Hydrostatic Resistance, PSI (average) 291, per FTMS 191A-5122
Smoke Density, Ds @ minutes (average) ASTM E662-01 Minutes 1 5 10 15 20
         Non-flaming Mode 1 4 11 17 24
         Flaming Mode 2 14 31 46 58
ASTM E84 - Surface Burning Characteristics
         Flame Spread Index 0
         Smoke Development 25
Class I or A Rating
Surface Flammability/Radiant Heat ARMATEX® SF 17 Premium meets the ASTM requirements
ASTM E162 Test report available upon request
Toxic Gas Generation ARMATEX® SF 17 Premium has been tested/meets Bombardier specs
Bombardier SMP-800-C Test report available upon request
Resistance Oil/Aromatic Hydrocarbon Fluids ARMATEX® SF 17 Premium has been tested/meets Mil-Spec 20696F
MIL-PRF-20696F Test report available upon request
Flame Penetration ARMATEX® SF 17 Premium has been tested/meets FAR 25.855
FAR 25.855 Appendix F Part III Test report available upon request
Standard Packaging 50 LY per roll, special packaging available upon request

Fifty yard rolls generally do not have splices. However, if a roll should have splices, there will be no more than two splices per roll with no pieces less than 10 LY in length.

Tolerance is +/- 10% unless otherwise stated

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

For more information on this source, please visit Mid-Mountain Materials.

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