Chapter 2.4. Connected Fibers: Fiber Felts and Mats

  1. Dr. Michael Scheffler2 and
  2. Prof. Ing. Paolo Colombo3
  1. Janet B. Davis and
  2. David B. Marshall

Published Online: 24 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606696.ch2d

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications

How to Cite

Davis, J. B. and Marshall, D. B. (2006) Connected Fibers: Fiber Felts and Mats, in Cellular Ceramics: Structure, Manufacturing, Properties and Applications (eds M. Scheffler and P. Colombo), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606696.ch2d

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington, 418 Roberts Hall, Box 352120, Seattle, WA 98195-2120, USA

  2. 3

    Dipartimento di Chimica Applicata, e Scienza dei Materiali, Università di Bologna, V. le Risorgimento 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy

Author Information

  1. Rockwell Scientific, 1049 Camino Dos Rios, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527313204

Online ISBN: 9783527606696

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Keywords:

  • cellular ceramics;
  • manufacturing;
  • connected fibers;
  • fiber;
  • felts;
  • mats;
  • oxide fibers;
  • fiber product forms;
  • insulation for space vehicles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oxide Fibers

    • Melt-Blown Silica Fibers

    • Blown Alumina–Silica Fibers

    • Drawn Alumina–Borosilicate Fibers

  • Fiber Product Forms

    • Continuous Monofilaments

    • Fiber Mat

    • Bulk Fiber

  • High-Performance Insulation for Space Vehicles

    • Rigid Space Shuttle Tiles

    • Flexible Insulation Blankets

    • Innovations in Thermal Protection Systems

  • Summary