Quantities of single strand/single crystal fiber materials are now being manufactured in the USA and commercially available from READE Advanced Materials as single strand fibers/filaments sized 0.001" to 0.005" in diameter.
The list of single strand/single crystal fiber materials now available includes: Amorphous boron, Boron carbide, Amorphous carbon, Diamond like carbon (DLC), Metal borides, Carbides, Ceramic, Intermetallic, Metallic, Nitrides, Oxides, Refractory metals, Silicides, Silicon carbide, Sulfides, Tungsten and Tungsten carbide.
"Designer" single strand/single crystal fibers can also be promptly manufactured to your chemical specification.
Fibers with no mercury content for ultra high temperature, corrosion or oxidation resistance, catalytic properties, high strength, low weight, high hardness, or other advanced properties are our specialty.
Popular end use applications include: Ceramic & metal matrix composites, Refractories, High temperature ceramic filters, Drilling tools, Specialty high temperature textiles, Plastic reinforcements, Ceramic armor, Aerospace, Batteries, Fuel cells, Reinforcement of turbines, Sporting goods and Superconductive wires,