Ceramic Fiber Board

CeraTex® 3175NEW!

CeraTex® Ceramic Fiber Board is an alumino-silicate ceramic fiber-based refractory rigid board. It is manufactured through a special board-making process with high purity washed fibers.

CeraTex® 3175 – Ceramic Fiber Board – close up

Cross-reference: Unifrax Duraboard® LD

Main Characteristics and Properties
  • White color, light-weight, flexible, good handling strength and good uniformity
  • Resists temperature as high as 2300° F (2000° F continuous use), fire resistant
  • Low thermal conductivity, low heat storage, thermal shock resistant
  • Good dielectric strength
  • Excellent corrosion resistance (Resistant to most chemicals except hydrofluoric, phosphoric acids and concentrated alkalies)

Chemical and Physical Data

Density:  19 lb/cu.ft

Chemical Composition:  Al2O3 40%; total Al2O3 and SiO2 > 96%; Fe2O3 < 0.5%

Compressive Strength:  25 PSI (0.17 MPa)

LOI:  < 8% max

Continuous Use Temperature:  2000° F or less (recommended for optimum performance)

CeraTex® 3175 Ceramic Fiber Board
Thermal Conductivity
Temperature BTU·in/hr·ft2(w/m·k)
@ 500° F 0.38(0.05)
@ 1000° F 0.61(0.09)
@ 1500° F 0.94(0.14)
@ 2000° F 1.40(0.20)
Product Applications

  • Thermal insulation, gasket, seal, lining etc. for high temperature and chemical resistant applications
  • Fire protection, spark and molten metal protection
  • High temperature electrical insulation
  • High temperature filtration

Application industries:  steel and metallurgy, Petro-chemical, automotive, aerospace, appliance, and more

Product Sizes and Options

Thickness: 1/4″, 1/2″, 1″, 2″

Standard Sheet Size: 40″ x 48″ (1000mm x 1200mm)