Stainless Steel & Inconel Mesh
Stainless Steel mesh for insulation support
Materials that resist catching fire, burn slowly, or retard burning can be described as either "incombustible", "non-flammable", "non-combustible", "fire-resistant" or "fire-retardant". "Self-extinguishing" materials cease burning once the flame or heat source is removed. "Fireproof" is understood to mean that an object cannot burn, but few materials are truly fireproof.
Most of our products fall within one or more of the above descriptions: they resist high temperature, flame, fire, molten metal splash and weld splatter very well but may melt with prolonged exposures past their designed maximum continuous operating temperature. They can also provide OSHA, ANSI-FM & NFPA compliance and personnel protection.
Using our products to retain heat or cold within pipes, hoses, enclosures or equipment helps conserve energy and resources, and reduces operating costs.
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Stainless steel and inconel mesh
Stainless steel and inconel mesh is typically used to support insulation felt and batt material for the fabrication of removable insulation systems for engines and exhaust system components. Highly flexible and conformable to allow the mesh to fit close to complex shapes or elbows and radius parts such as turbo-chargers. The mesh is used on the hot side of fabrications.
The mesh is knitted from small diameter wire, typically 0.011" for stainless steel and 0.011" and 0.008" for inconel. The mesh is knitted in a sock fashion, resulting in a sleeve which is 30" wide when flat, and which when cut results in a fabric which is 60" wide.
Stainless steel mesh is useable to 1200°F / 648°C and inconel is useable to 1800°F / 982°C.
Stainless Steel Mesh
Stainless Steel Mesh on the hot side of a removeable pipe insulation blanket