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Products fabricated from 3M™ Nextel™ Ceramic Textiles have excellent thermal properties for use in high temperature industrial applications.

Fire & Thermal Barriers Ideas

Nextel™ Ceramic Fabrics, Tapes and Sleevings can be sewn and converted into heat shields for protecting specific areas, pads for assisting transport of high-temperature materials, ropes for use as gasketing materials, and ties for securing objects within high-temperature locations.

Furnace Liner

  • Furnace Curtains: Maintain interior temperatures by keeping cold air outside and heat inside.

  • Zone Dividers: Allow some furnaces to run loads in different temperature ranges simultaneously.

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Furnace Curtain or Zone Divider

Tube Seal

  • Pipe Wrap: Protects pipes when exposed to high temperature environments, or insulates pipes carrying high temperature fluids.

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    Read how MW Kellogg (PDF, 43Kb) used 3M™ Nextel™ Ceramic Tape to construct resistance heated process pipe in its gasification process.

Tape Wrap

  • Thermal insulation for wire harnesses: Nextel Fabrics can be overbraided for complex applications. Less complicated applications may use braided sleeving.

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    Nextel™ Sleevings...


baghouse filter

Nextel™ Textiles for
Industrial Applications Brochure
(PDF, 235Kb)

For more detailed information on compositions, applications and use temperatures, refer to the 3M™ Nextel™ Technical Notebook.

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