Vermiculite Coated Fiberglass:
FlameShield™ 1500 - Very High Temperature, Heat & Flame Resistant Rope
This high temperature, heat and flame resistant vermiculite coated fiberglass rope will withstand temperatures of 1500°F / 815°C continuous exposure. The base High Temperature fiberglass rope is fabricated from high quality type E fiberglass that will not burn. The rope is then coated with a vermiculite dispersant.
This material resists most acids and alkalis and is unaffected by most bleaches and solvents. It is highly flexible and conformable.
Fiberglass Rope: Soft / Dense
Applications for this product include as seals on oven and kiln doors, fireplace doors, industrial and laboratory ovens.
The vermiculite coating also adds abrasion resistance to the rope.
There are 4 styles of rope available: Knitted Soft and Knitted Dense Rope; Twisted Rope and Square Braided Fiberglass Rope (also called Square Dry Packing).
Tested and certified to meet ASTM E 162, ASTM E 662 and SMP 800C for surface flammability, smoke and toxic gas generation.