Microporous

RIGID & FLEXIBLE

Microporous products are available in rigid and flexible forms and can also be encapsulated with aluminium foil to further enhance heat reflection.

Microporous products are inorganic, and binderfree. With an exceptionally low thermal conductivity. The properties of Microporous will enable you to improve thermal efficiency, delivers excellent heat storage whilst being lightweight and machinable.

Typical Composition
  • Zircon
  • Fumed Silica
  • Calcium Silicate
USED IN
  • Rear Lining for Industrial Furnaces and Plant Construction such as Ceramic Kilns, Glass Furnaces, Feeders and Chemical Plants
  • Pipe Insulation Lining
  • Turbine and Diesel Engine Exhaust Covers
  • Thermal Insulation of Steel Casting Ladles and Casting Facilities
  • Thermal Insulation of household appliances like Boilers, Hearth and Night Storage Heaters
  • Data Logger Boxes

Other benefits include:

  • Lowest thermal conductivity of all insulating materials
  • Excellent thermal resistance
  • Organic and asbestos free
  • Non-combustible
  • Machinable
  • Space saving
  • Lightweight

KEY DATA
PROMALIGHT® 240 320 320HD
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE
Microporous core ˚C 950 950 950
Glass cloth ˚C 650 - -
NOMINAL DENSITY (CORE) kg/m3 200-280 220-330 320-360
CLOTH NOMINAL WEIGHT g/m2 220 - -
LINEAR SHRINKAGE AT 900˚C % 1.1 1.3 1.4
SPECIFIC HEAT CAPACITY kJ/kgK 1.05 1.05 1.05
THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY AT MEAN TEMPERATURE OF
392˚F (200˚C) W/mK 0.023 0.023 0.023
752˚F (400˚C) W/mK 0.026 0.026 0.026
1112˚F (600˚C) W/mK 0.030 0.030 0.030
1832˚F (800˚C) W/mK 0.037 0.036 0.036
TYPICAL COMPOSITION (CORE)
Silicon Carbide – SiC % 10-20 15-20 15 - 20
Silica – SiO2 % 70-90 77-80 77-80
Lime – CaO % 2-5 - -
ORGANIC CONTENT % < 2 max - -
The data provided is taken from average test results conducted under standard procedures and conditions and should not be used for specification purposes.

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