Vertical Integration of Thermal Insulation Products

The biggest challenges our customers encounter is achieving improved process performance and obtaining a higher return on their investment. At Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. we are dedicated to continuously improve and develop our processes and thermal insulation products to help our customers overcome these challenges.   Vertical Integration at Mid Mountain Vertical integration is the ability […]

The Benefits of Welding Curtains

In an area where welding takes place, it can be extremely dangerous if the correct safety measures are not in place. There are various products that can be used for safety purposes within a welding area, but one of the most versatile and successful is welding curtains. This blog post will discuss some of the […]

The Benefits of Using Coated Fabrics in High Temperature Applications

Coated fabrics are used in a wide range of applications, in industries including aerospace, robotics, and welding. Used in high-temperature applications, coated fabrics can be made with varying compositions to provide a range of different benefits. Silicone Silicone rubber provides a wealth of benefits when used to coat fabrics for high temperature applications. The material […]

Thermal Resistant Materials from Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc.

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. is a global manufacturer of a range of thermal resistant materials for a range of different applications. We have a vast knowledge surrounding diverse material technologies and our engineering capabilities allow us to manufacture innovative solutions. THERMOSEAL® Our THERMOSEAL® range of refractory cements, moldables, and coatings are thermal resistant materials developed specifically […]

Welding Protection Solutions from Mid-Mountain

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. is a manufacturer of high-temperature resistant materials for various applications. One of these application areas is welding, and we provide a selection of materials that can be used for the purpose of welding protection. ARMATEX® Our ARMATEX® range of coated fabrics and textiles have a wide range of uses including welding protection. […]

High Temperature Gaskets from Mid-Mountain

A gasket is a mechanical seal that is used to fill any gaps between two or more materials that are bonded together. The typical purpose of a standard gasket is to prevent any gas or liquid from leaking from the materials. In high-temperature applications, gaskets need to be able to withstand extreme temperatures while still […]

Fiberglass Fabrics from Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc.

Fiberglass is a material made of fibers of glass that are woven into a texture that causes it to trap pockets of air.  This results in a fabric with low density and high thermal insulation properties. This thermal insulation property makes fiberglass a useful fabric in applications that require a high level of temperature resistance, […]

High-Temperature Seals from Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc.

High-temperature seals have two main purposes; to provide a secure barrier to prevent any gases, liquids, or other matter from entering or exiting the sealed structure, and to ensure that the structure can withstand high temperatures and any pressure without breaking. A successful high-temperature seal will ensure that the structure has a longer lifetime with […]

Providing Protection with Different Types of Welding Fabrics

Welding is the process of joining two materials together (usually metals) to make them act as a single piece. It works by melting the base metal, and a filler material is often added to this molten material, which forms a stronger joint when cooled. Welding is achieved using a gas flame, laser, electric arc, electron […]

Heat Resistant Fabric Solutions from Mid-Mountain

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. are specialists in manufacturing heat resistant fabric for a wide range of industries. We have expertise in diverse materials technologies and our specialized engineering capabilities allow us to manufacture novel fabrics with diverse features. Our Range of Heat Resistant Fabrics Over the years, we have developed a standard range of heat resistant […]

Heat Resistant Fabric: An Overview

What is Heat Resistant Fabric? The term heat resistant fabric covers a wide range of materials with one common property – thermal insulation. A heat resistant fabric will provide protection against extreme temperatures and they are available in a range of configurations depending on the application. Types of Heat Resistant Fabrics There are a large […]

What is a Thermal Insulation Barrier?

Thermal insulation is the process of reducing the transfer of thermal energy between objects, and a thermal barrier is one type of product that can be used to achieve this. This barrier is required in situations where two objects have differing temperatures, and the transfer of heat energy between the two would result in severe […]

Robot Protection Covers from Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc.

Robots are used extensively in industry, from cars to heavy machinery, and they often operate in extreme environments including intense periods of heat, chemical corrosion and harsh emissions. Robots are essential in a lot of these industries as the jobs they perform can be too dangerous for humans. There is the risk that robots can […]

THERMOPAK® Fabricated Parts from Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc.

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. has been manufacturing fabricated parts for a wide range of industries for many years. The industries we cover include aluminium, aerospace, petrochemical, and many others. THERMOPAK® fabricated parts include seals, curtains, and blankets, which have been developed for use as insulation barriers against high temperatures, emissions, abrasion and chemical attacks. We are […]

ARMATEX® Coated Fabrics from Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc.

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. are leading providers of specialty coated fabrics and textiles. The ARMATEX® range of coated fabrics uses a variety of blends and coatings with some of the most advanced fibers and specialized weaves. The ARMATEX® range of coated fabrics and textiles includes a variety of fabrics, which all use different materials to provide […]

Coated Fabrics used to Improve Performance and Safety in the Aerospace Industry

The aerospace industry requires constant innovation of materials in order for them to provide outstanding performance and reliability in extreme operating conditions. Designing materials for aerospace applications has unique technical challenges, the initial idea should have potential, but also be cost-effective and meet regulations. Coated fabrics and fabricated parts are materials that are widely used […]

The HYTEX® Range of High Temperature Fabrics from Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc.

The first high temperature textiles Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. manufactured were Channel Tapes and Tadpole Gaskets, which were used as seals in pellet stoves and gas fireplaces. Since then, we have developed a wide range of high temperature fabrics for thermal insulation seals and barriers across many industries for moderate to severe environments. HYTEX® High Temperature […]

Reducing Waste and Improving Efficiency in the Aluminum Industry

Problems Faced by Aluminum Smelters in the Production of Seals for Reduction Cells A persistent problem faced while aluminum reduction cells are sealed is creating and maintaining a hermetic seal for the entire service life of the reduction cell where the cathode bars penetrate the side wall of the reduction cells. Failure of the hermetic […]

Advanced, High Performance Insulation Products

When working in hostile environments, investing in high quality insulation systems is a top priority.  Mid-Mountain Materials offers several insulation materials that can be used across a range of industrial settings. Insulation Materials Designed and Produced by Mid-Mountain Materials One of the most adaptive insulation materials offered by Mid-Mountain is its ARMATEX® Coated Fabrics and […]

Robotic Protective Covers: Protecting Your Investment and Reducing Downtime

In extreme environments, tens of thousands of dollars of robotics equipment can be destroyed in an instant.  Protective equipment can prevent damage to machinery and reduce downtime.  Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. specializes in developing novel protective fabrics to keep robotics and related equipment safe. Novel Design Features of ARMATEX® SBN 13-602 ROBOTEX ARMATEX® SBN 13-602 ROBOTEX […]

Coated Fabrics and Textiles

ANSI/FM 4950
Evaluating Welding Pads, Welding Blankets, and Welding Curtains for Hot Works Operations

AATCC Method 22-1977
Water Repellency – Spray Test

ASTM E662-01
Smoke Density

AATCC Method 35-1977
Water Resistance – Rain Test

ASTM D3786
Bursting Strength of Textile Fabrics

ASTM D4029
Finished Fabrics Woven from E-Glass Yarns

ASTM D4357
Plastic Laminates made from Woven Yarn Glass Fabrics

ASTM D579
Greige Fabrics Woven from E-Glass Yarns

Bombardier SMP-800-C
Toxic Gas Generation

Coated Fabrics and Textiles

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc, has been the leading provider of precision knife-over-roll and dip coating technologies for over 30 years.   Our advanced, high-performance coated fabrics and industrial coated fabrics are used in many applications across a broad range of industries. Utilizing some of the most advanced fibers, specialized weaves, and a variety of blends and […]

Silica Fabric and Textiles

Woven silica fabric and textiles

Refractory Cements, Moldable and Coatings

THERMOSEAL Cements, Moldables and Coatings are used for a wide variety of applications including furnace and oven door repair, furnace lining repair, and for use in any high temperature sealing application with fluctuating heat conditions.  Manufactured from refractory fibers, our Thermoseal products have low shrinkage, excellent thermal properties, high strength, and can withstand thermal expansion […]

NFPA 101 Class A
Life Safety Code

High Temperature Resistant Textiles

Mid-Mountain offers a variety of woven, braided and knit textiles designed for use where high-temperature resistant seals and barriers are required.   With a continuous use limit ranging from 400°F • 204°C to 5000°F • 3762° C, our HYTEX® Textiles are comprised of varying substrates are available in  various forms such as fabric, rope, tape, and sleevings.

NFPA 255
Standard Method of Test of Surface Burning
Characteristics of Building Materials

Thermal Insulation Materials

Mid-Mountain provides a wide range of materials for use thermal barriers in high temperature applications.   With a continuous use limit range of 1000°F • 538°C to 2300°F • 1260°C, CERMEX® Thermal Insulation Materials come in various forms such as paper, blanket and mat, and are excellent for use as die cut gaskets and seals.

NFPA 417
Standard on Construction and Protection
of Aircraft Loading Walkways

FAR 25.855 Appendix F Part III
Flame Penetration

FAR 125.853

FTMS 191A-5100
Tensile and Tear Strength

FTMS 191A-5122
Bursting Strength

FTMS 191A-5136 (Trapezoid)
Tensile Strength

MIL-PRF-20696F
Resistance Oil/Aromatic Hydrocarbon Fluids

ARMATEX®

Designed to perform in the most abusive and demanding environments, ARMATEX<sup>®</sup  SQF Coated Fabrics and Tapes are comprised of varying high temperature resistant substrates coated with a silicone rubber coating on one side, and a proprietary refractory coating on the other side.  The result is a fabric that is excellent for applications that require high […]

ARMATEX® Silicone Coated Fabrics

Mid-Mountain manufactures silicone coated fabric comprised of varying substrates coated with silicone rubber compounds.  Available in a wide variety of colors and configurations, ARMATEX<sup>®</sup> Silicone Coated Fabrics are engineered for use in environments that require high heat or flame resistance, chemical resistance, or abrasion resistance.  Typical uses include removable pad insulation, gaskets, protection from weld […]