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BELCOTEX® 110 Fibre Technical Information

BELCOTEX®110 is a unique, textile silica gel fibre with outstanding properties in extreme temperature applications. Its chemical term is SIALOXOL, a polysilisic acid.

BELCOTEX® 110 Fibre has the following key characteristics for thermal applications:

  • It is resistant to 1050°C continuous temperatures, 1200°C short term in optimum conditions.
  • It is fireproof, incombustible, lightweight, durable and easy to handle with a cashmere feel.
  • It is non-toxic, non respirable, non irritable and eco friendly.
  • It is free from 'shot' commonly found in RCF fibre.
  • It is free from organic binders and has low thermal conductivity.
  • It exhibits excellent chemical stability resisting attack from organic agents, water and hot acids (except hydrofluoric acid).
  • BELCOTEX® 110 fibre textile products do not contain any ceramic or asbestos fibre.
  • High temperature stability.
  • Excellent thermal shock resistance.
  • Good dimensional stability.
  • High mechanical strength.
  • Good flexibility.
  • Low density.

BASIC COMPOSITION OF BELCOTEX® 110 FIBRE
SiO2 > 94.5%
Al2O3 ca. 4.5%
Na2O < 0.5%
Further Components < 0.5%

GENERAL PROPERTIES OF BELCOTEX® 110 FIBRE
Colour White
Average Fibre Diameter 9 micron
Material Density 2100 kg/m³
Max Continuous Temperature 1050°C  (1200°C - short term in optimum conditions)
Melting Point > 1500°C
Weight Loss (1050°C, 2h) < 16% including moisture absorption
Linear Shrinkage Max (1050°C, 2h) 6%

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*BELCOTEX® is a registered trademark of BELCHEM GmbH, Germany.