Ceramic Fiber Boards are optimized for thermal stability.

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Exhibiting thermal stability at operating temperatures up to 3,092 or 3,272°F, Fibermax® Duraboard® 1700/1800 suit applications where sag resistance is critical. Duraboard 17R/18R have rolled finish, while Duraboard 17H/18H are compressed during manufacturing for optimum density and sanded smooth. Offered in ½, 1, 1½, and 2 in. thicknesses, products can be heat-treated to remove all organic content. Specialty shapes with similar product properties may also be provided upon request.



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Unifrax Introduces New Fibermax® Duraboard® 1700 and 1800



July, 2008 - Niagara Falls, New York - Unifrax I LLC, a global leader in the development and manufacture of high temperature ceramic fiber and soluble fiber products, introduces Fibermax® Duraboard® products.

Fibermax Duraboard 1700 and Duraboard 1800 are an extension to the Fibermax products line. These board products exhibit excellent thermal stability (low shrinkage) at very high operating temperatures. Another benefit of these board products is their extremely high modulus of rupture (MOR) in both the green and fired state. Because of this strength, both Duraboard 1700 and Duraboard 1800 are very well suited for applications where sag resistance is critical. Duraboard 17R and 18R have a rolled finish, while Duraboard 17H and 18H are compressed during manufacturing for optimum density and sanded smooth. These products are available in standard thicknesses of 13mm (1/2"), 25mm (1"), 38mm (1 ½"), and 50mm (2"). Also, if requested, these boards can be provided heat-treated to remove all organic content. Specialty shapes with similar product properties may be provided upon request.

Unifrax insulation products have been providing innovative heat management solutions for a broad range of industries for more than 50 years. Unifrax is committed to solving high-temperature application problems and providing exceptional value to our customers. This commitment is evident in Unifrax's broad line of quality products and services, our investment in advanced technology, our state-of-the art manufacturing facilities, and our extensive research and development efforts. Unifrax high temperature fiber products are known for their quality performance in various applications and industries including ferrous and non-ferrous metals, ceramic and glass, petrochemicals and process industries, power generation, domestic appliances, automotive, fire protection, building construction and aerospace.

Unifrax is headquartered in Niagara Falls, New York, with European headquarters in Lorette, France. Unifrax employs more than 1000 people worldwide in manufacturing facilities in ten countries as well as at various regional sales offices located throughout the United States and Canada, France, UK, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Korea, China, India, Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina and Australia.

Product Information Sheets for Fibermax Needled Blanket products contain typical thermal and mechanical properties as well as a complete list of applications. These Product Information Sheets are available by contacting Unifrax Corporate Headquarters, USA at 716-278-3800, or visiting our website at www.unifrax.com. For more information contact Brian Bradley at 716-278-3806, email: bbradley@unifrax.com.

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