Morgan Advanced Materials announces availability of Superwool® fiber papers for expansion joints, back-up insulation, and gaskets

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Morgan Advanced Materials announces the availability of Superwool® fiber papers, a low bio-persistent solution ideal for use in ceramics, glass and metals manufacturing processes, as well as in commercial automotive and consumer goods applications. Offering a low bio-persistent-solution, the papers are non-wetting to molten aluminum and feature low thermal conductivity, excellent tensile strength, thermal stability, and resistance to chemical attack. Their wide variety of uses includes expansion joints, back-up insulation, gasket applications, and heat shields for kilns, home appliances, and even air bags. The papers facilitate energy conservation, and can also be used to develop economic lining solutions.

Uniquely designed from Superwool bulk and organic binders, Superwool papers are specially processed to offer excellent performance in high-temperature applications and feature a classification temperature of up to 2372°F. Flexible and tear-resistant Superwool papers are widely used for expansion joints in trough sections, furnace tap-out plug cover and parting agents, and as a back-up insulation layer behind refractory materials for melting and holding furnaces.

The range of papers includes Superwool 351-E and Superwool 406-E, intumescent papers that expand up to 400 percent making them a good choice for gasket and fire protection applications. All Superwool papers can be customized to specific application requirements by hand, water jet, or CNC machining.

Morgan Advanced Materials papers are manufactured in the Augusta, Georgia facility under ISO9001:2008 requirements. Many of the papers meet strict automotive, aerospace and industrial specifications, and customers will be able to identify the ideal application insulation solution from this extensive product offering.