What is the general purpose of silicone coated fiberglass fabric?

April 7, 2021
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Silicone coated fiberglass fabric, also commonly known as silicone cloth, it is fiberglass fabric which is coated with specially bonded silicone rubber. According to the actual needs of users, you can choose the appropriate woven type (plain, satin, twill, Checkerboard pattern, etc.) glass fiber cloth, coated with silicone on one or both sides of the fiberglass fabric. Because the fiberglass fabric without any coating is not wear-resistant and waterproof, it will cause itching in the contact area after people touch it, and it has poor corrosion resistance. Therefore, in some applications, in order to avoid these shortcomings of fiberglass cloth, one or both sides of the fiberglass cloth are coated with fireproof coatings, such as silicone coating, polyurethane coating, vermiculite coating, etc.


Silicone coating can provide fiberglass fabric with stronger strength and better abrasion resistance, water resistance, oil resistance, acid and alkali resistance, corrosion resistance, durability and other characteristics. Suntex silicone coated fiberglass fabric can withstand temperatures up to 550°C. Silicone rubber itself can withstand temperature of 280°C, and fiberglass fabric can withstand temperature of 550°C. Suntex silicone cloth has obtained china standard fire test A2 certificate, which has a good fire protection effect. There are many colors of silicone cloth, including silver, gray, white, yellow, black, red, golden yellow, blue, orange, green, etc. It is mainly used for welding fireproof cloth, fireproof blanket, welding blanket, fire curtain, smoke screen, fireproof bag, fireproof bag, high temperature resistant fabric ventilation pipe, fabric expansion joint, fireproof compensator, detachable thermal insulation cover, thermal insulation quilt , heat shield, rubber-plastic insulation board veneer and many other fields.


For different purposes, you should choose a suitable silicone cloth. If you want to use fireproof silicone cloth for fabric expansion joint, Suntex recommends that you take a relatively high-strength silicone cloth, or neoprene coated cloth, the ozone resistance, UV resistance and weather resistance of the neoprene coated cloth are Very strong; if you want to use fireproof silicone fabric for insulation cover, Suntex recommended that you take a high-strength silicone cloth that is not easy to degummed. If you are also pursuing easy cleaning of the surface of the insulation cover, you can use ptfe coated cloth, which is easy to clean, ability and corrosion resistance is very good.


Since the beginning of this year, the price of silicone coated fiberglass fabric has been mainly affected by the price of raw materials and sea freight, which has caused the price of fiberglass fabric and silicone to rise, which directly led to the increase in the price of silicone fabric. Now the price of silicone fabric on the market is about 2.8 dollar Between 8 dollar.