Available in a variety of thicknesses and densities, needled mats are ideal non-woven products for thermal insulation in appliances, boilers, air conditioners, automotive, and other applications that require insulation that can withstand high heat. They are soft, compressible, binder free, asbestos free, and incombustible.
There are multiple classifications of needle mat including, ECR Fiber, Basalt Fiber, S Glass, E-glass, HR-glass, and Silica Fiber. Valmiera, for example, offers needled mats made from three different glass types: E-glass 600°C, HR-glass 800°C and SiO2-glass 1000+° C. Frenzelit, offers two lines: isoTHERM®, which has an application temperature limit of 750° C, and isoGLAS® which has an application temperature limit 550° C. Lewco has multiple options as well, including their E-glass fiber silica/ fiberglass composite blankets.
JBC Technologies has extensive experience sourcing, die cutting, and converting many thermal insulation materials with a varying mechanical and physical properties.