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Ceramic Fiber Boards

Ceramic Fiber Boards for Thermal Resistance

Axim’s ceramic fiber board is made of aluminum silicate. The strength of this kind of product is higher than that of ceramic fiber blankets and vacuum forming felt. It is suitable for the high temperatures where the product is to have steel strength requirements.

Thickness
6mm to 50mm (0.24” to 2”)

Classification Temperature:
2300°F, 2480°F, 2552°F, 2600°F

Features:

– high compressive strength
– long service life
– low heat capacity
– low thermal conductivity
– non-brittle material
– easy to cut, drill, or saw
– convenient construction
– excellent wind erosion resistance
– continuous production
– uniform fiber distribution
– stable performance
– excellent sound absorption
– excellent noise reduction performance

Sizes:
600 x 900mm, 600 x 1000mm, 1000 x 1200mm
Custom sizes available as well.

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Axim Mica: Your Trusted Supplier of Ceramic Fiber Boards

Choose assurance, choose Axim Mica—the leading mica supplier in the US and Canada. When it comes to Ceramic Fiber Boards that excel in high-temperature applications, we’re synonymous with reliability and quality.

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Proudly standing as the #1 mica supplier in the USA, Axim Mica boasts the largest inventory across North America. Trust in our strong selection and quick delivery for all your ceramic fiber board needs.

About Ceramic Fiber Boards

Ceramic Fiber Boards are made from aluminum silicate which thrives in high-temperature settings that need more than insulation. These boards are better than ceramic fiber blankets when it comes to strength, supporting applications with steel-like durability needs.

Ceramic fiber boards are highly adaptable, with thicknesses ranging from 6mm to 50mm and suitable for temperatures up to 2600°F. Because they also allow for easy customization to versatile applications, ceramic fiber boards enjoy widespread use across industries facing the toughest heat challenges.

Properties of Ceramic Fiber Boards

Ceramic Fiber Boards have a unique combination of properties tailored for high-performance in demanding environments:

Durability

Offers a level of strength rivaling traditional insulation materials, that makes them suitable for intense and hard-wearing applications.

Thermal Resistance

Extreme temperature limits ranging from 2300°F to 2600°F for exceptional insulation against extreme heat.

Low Heat Storage

Low thermal conductivity and heat capacity to enable quick temperature changes without storing excessive heat.

Mechanical Strength

Can withstand intense physical stress without losing shape and works fine under constant pressure.

Workability

Ceramic fiber boards can be cut, drilled, or sawed to taste, simplifying installation and maintenance into machinery.

Technical Specifications of Ceramic Fiber Boards

Feature
Specification
Material Composition
High-purity aluminum silicate
Density
280 - 320 kg/m³
Heat Resistance
Ranges from 2300°F (1260°C) to 2600°F (1427°C)
Thermal Conductivity
0.09 W/(m·K) at 800°C
Compressive Strength
≥ 0.5 MPa at 25% compression
Tensile Strength
≥ 0.3 MPa
Flexural Strength
≥ 1.0 MPa
Shrinkage (at max temp)
<3% after 24 hours
Sizes Available
600 x 900mm, 600 x 1000mm, 1000 x 1200mm; custom sizes upon request
Thickness Range
6mm to 50mm (0.24” to 2”)
Color
Typically white or off white

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How Ceramic Fiber Boards Are Made

Creating Ceramic Fiber Boards is a meticulous process that starts with high-quality aluminum silicate. This base material is engineered to form a dense, durable board through the following steps:

  • 1. Blending

    Aluminum silicate fibers are carefully blended, ensuring uniform distribution for consistent quality throughout each board.

  • 2. Forming

    The blended fibers are then formed into boards under high pressure, which compacts the material and gives it its distinctive strength and insulation properties.

  • 3. Curing

    After forming, the boards undergo a curing process. This step enhances their mechanical strength and thermal resistance, preparing them for high-temperature applications.

  • 4. Cutting and Finishing

    Finally, the cured boards are cut to standard sizes or custom dimensions as required, and any necessary finishing touches are applied to meet specific project needs.

Types of Ceramic Fiber Boards

Axim Mica’s Ceramic Fiber Boards are tailored to meet various industrial requirements, offering variants that cater to specific needs:

  • Standard Grade

    Ideal for general insulation applications, these boards provide robust thermal resistance and durability up to 2300°F. They're perfect for furnaces, kilns, and general thermal barriers.

  • High-Density Grade

    Engineered for environments demanding extra strength and lower thermal conductivity, these boards withstand temperatures up to 2480°F. Suitable for load-bearing applications where mechanical stress is a factor.

  • High-Temperature Grade

    Specifically designed for the highest heat conditions, these boards perform exceptionally well up to 2600°F. They're the choice for advanced industrial furnaces and critical aerospace applications.

Customization and Applications

Customizable Solutions: Understanding that one size doesn’t fit all, Axim Mica offers custom dimensions and tailored properties like enhanced sound absorption or specific thermal conductivity values, ensuring the right fit for unique project specifications.

Applications of Ceramic Fiber Boards

Ceramic Fiber Boards are integral to a wide range of applications for their thermal resilience. Here are some of the primary uses:

  • Industrial Furnaces and Kilns

    These boards provide exceptional insulation, maintaining temperature stability and efficiency in high-heat environments.

  • Aerospace

    Used in the construction and insulation of aerospace components, where materials must withstand extreme temperatures and stresses.

  • Automotive

    Employed in heat shields and exhaust insulation, enhancing vehicle safety and performance by managing thermal conditions.

  • Energy Sector

    In power generation plants, these boards contribute to thermal management systems, ensuring energy efficiency and safety.

  • Appliance Insulation

    Applied in high-temperature appliances like ovens and boilers, offering effective heat containment and protection.

  • Acoustic Insulation

    Beyond thermal management, their sound absorption properties make them suitable for environments where noise reduction is also a consideration.

Benefits of Using Ceramic Fiber Boards

Axim Mica Ceramic Fiber Boards offer a host of advantages that make them a superior choice for thermal insulation needs:

  • Outstanding Thermal Resistance

    Safely withstands extreme temperatures, suitable for applications up to 2600°F.

  • Enhanced Mechanical Strength

    Offers higher durability than ceramic fiber blankets and felts, ideal for demanding environments.

  • Keep Heat Locked In

    Exhibits low thermal conductivity, maximizing energy efficiency by reducing heat transfer.

  • Lightweight & Easy to Install

    Simplifies handling and installation, can be easily cut, drilled, or saw to fit custom shapes and spaces.

  • All-Around Usability

    Suitable for a wide range of industrial uses from furnaces and kilns to aerospace and automotive insulation.

  • Stay Green

    Made from eco-friendly materials, supporting safer, cleaner industrial operations.

  • Long Service Life

    Engineered for durability, reducing the need for frequent replacements and maintenance.

Why Ceramic Fiber Boards from Axim Mica?

Selecting Axim Mica offers clear advantages for your Ceramic Fiber Board needs:

#1 Supplier in North America

We're the leading mica supplier in the USA and Canada, with industry expertise of over 20 years and 13,000+ satisfied clients.

Vast Inventory

Our extensive stock across North America ensures immediate availability and other complementary insulation products.

Custom Requirements

We specialize in customized boards to meet your specific requirements.

Superior Quality

Strict adherence to quality standards guarantees exceptional product performance and longevity.

Direct Support

Our team provides expert advice and support, ensuring a seamless experience.

Quick Delivery

With a streamlined process, we offer fast and reliable shipping, consistently.

Trust Axim Mica for Ceramic Fiber Boards that elevate your project’s standards.

About Us

At Axim Mica, we’re more than a supplier; we’re your steadfast partner in navigating the challenges of high-temperature applications. With over two decades of dedication, our heart beats in unison with manufacturers across North America, guaranteeing you’ll find quality products and get support every step of the way.

Quality Assurance at Axim Mica

At Axim Mica, our commitment to quality isn’t just a statement—it’s our foundation. Proudly ISO 9001:2015 certified, our processes are rigorously designed and regularly audited to maintain the highest standards.

This certification underscores our dedication to continuous improvement, customer satisfaction, and an unwavering commitment to delivering superior Ceramic Fiber Boards.

Adherence to comprehensive compliance standards furthers our pledge, ensuring that every product not only meets but exceeds industry requirements. From environmental consciousness to safety regulations, our Ceramic Fiber Boards are a testament to our promise of excellence.

How It Works: Our 3-Step Process

Securing your Ceramic Fiber Boards with Axim Mica is streamlined into three steps, ensuring you get exactly what you need without breaking a sweat and no-obligation.

Step 1: Identify Your Needs

Think about the specific requirements for your application. Consider factors such as the operating temperature, dimensions, and any special properties you might need.

Step 2: Get in Touch

Reach out to us through phone, email, or our online form to discuss your project’s specifications. Our team of experts is on hand to provide personalized support, helping you find the ideal Ceramic Fiber Board solution.

Step 3: Receive Your Quote

After a detailed conversation to pinpoint your exact needs, we’ll craft a bespoke quote that offers the best options for your project, including pricing and delivery timelines.

FAQs

Ceramic fiber board is a strong, lightweight insulation material made from aluminum silicate. It offers excellent thermal resistance and is used in high-temperature applications for insulation and fire protection.

The cost of ceramic fiber can vary, but it offers valuable benefits for thermal insulation and fire resistance in industrial applications. Its durability and performance often justify the investment over time.

While ceramic fiber board has many resistive qualities, it is not inherently waterproof. It’s designed to withstand high temperatures and insulate rather than repel water.

Ceramic fiber board is made from high-quality, refractory aluminum silicate fibers. These fibers are bonded together to form a dense, durable board that excels in high-temperature applications.

Yes, ceramic fiber is fireproof. It’s designed to withstand extreme temperatures up to 2600°F (1427°C), making it an ideal material for fire protection and thermal insulation in various industrial settings.