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Advanced Material Science machines and distributes thermal and electrical insulation materials to the world's most demanding industries.

Advance Material Science

VULCANIZED FIBRE - commercial grade

Commercial grade vulcanized fibre is strong, tough, resistant to oils, gasoline and most solvents. It is an electrical grade insulating material capable of withstanding temperatures up to 115ºC. It is used in many mechanical and/or electrical applications such as washers, arc barriers, insulating plates, and switch and appliance insulation.

Sheet Sizes: 45"x74"  Thickness: 1/16" to 1" Color: Gray



Maximum operating temperature

- electrical

- mechanical

Water absorption (24 hours)

Hardness (Rockwell R)

Compression strength

Tensile strength

- machine direction

- cross direction

Flexural strength

- machine direction

- cross direction

Dielectric strength (1/8 thick)

Arc resistance (1/16 thick)


75 pcf / 1.2 grams/ccm


239ºF (115ºC)

230ºF (110ºC)



35,000 psi


18,000 psi

9000 psi


26,000 psi

16,000 psi

195 vols/mil

80 sec

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