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Applications of High Heat Rope

By |2024-02-21T05:50:05-08:00July 21st, 2022|

High heat ropes are used as a seal in a wide range of high-temperature applications because of their outstanding thermal and mechanical properties. They can be manufactured from a range of substrates, and each material provides different benefits. In this blog post, we will outline what high heat ropes are, what applications they are used [...]

The Benefits of Removable Insulation Blankets

By |2024-02-22T07:32:00-08:00June 30th, 2022|

Removable insulation blankets are used in applications with high temperatures and require an insulation barrier to prevent heat from escaping equipment. This blog post will explain the many benefits of using removable insulation blankets. What Is A Removable Insulation Blanket? Made from layers of insulating material, removable insulation blankets are incredibly versatile and can be [...]

What is Silicone Glass Fabric and Where is it Used?

By |2024-02-26T03:28:45-08:00March 29th, 2022|

Silicone-coated glass fabric is a material that is coated on both sides with specially formulated silicone rubber. Silicone is an excellent choice for heat-resistance applications because it is highly resistant to aging, weathering, and UV light. It is also water-resistant and smoke and flame retardant. In this article, we detail the key characteristics of silicone-coated [...]

High-Performance Fabrics for Aerospace Applications

By |2023-08-17T02:24:17-07:00March 15th, 2022|

The aerospace industry is a market that is driven by demand for greater aircraft performance and commercial return. In this article, we discuss how Mid-Mountain’s products can help the industry to innovate and enhance overall fabric performance, application, and manufacturing.  Broad manufacturing capabilities and vertical integration allow Mid-Mountain to provide high quality, engineered thermal barriers [...]

What are Passenger Boarding Bridges?

By |2024-02-21T05:06:32-08:00February 15th, 2022|

Passenger boarding bridges (sometimes known as jet bridges, jetways, sky bridges, and more) are enclosed passageways, elevated off the ground extending from the terminal gate at the airport to the airplane. They allow passengers to disembark and board airplanes without needing to go outside and be exposed to the elements. Passenger boarding bridges come in [...]

Is PTFE Coating (Teflon) Safe? Exploring Safer Alternatives

By |2024-02-22T05:24:07-08:00January 26th, 2022|

PTFE coating is a versatile product, employed in a range of industries. It has excellent chemical resistance, is non-stick, and has a wide range of service temperatures. Teflon is widely used as a coating for household products as well as industrial fabrics and is made from PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) and is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene. [...]

Vertical Integration at Mid-Mountain Materials

By |2024-02-26T03:27:07-08:00January 26th, 2022|

Over the last couple of years, delays created by the pandemic have snowballed into severe supply chain disruptions. While many manufacturers decided to ramp down production in early 2020, demand for a huge number of consumer products skyrocketed as a large fraction of the population found itself spending much more time at home. This huge [...]

What is Vertical Integration?

By |2024-02-26T03:30:09-08:00December 14th, 2021|

In recent times, supply chain issues have hit many industries, leading to long lead times and unsatisfied customers. One way of combatting this is through vertical integration. Vertical integration is a strategic structure implemented by a company meaning that they own the entire supply chain for their product. This article will outline how these structures [...]

Using Industrial Fabrics for Emission Control in Baghouses

By |2024-02-23T06:22:35-08:00November 29th, 2021|

Baghouse dust collectors are used as air-material separators, removing particulates from manufacturing and other industrial operations. They work to keep dust and solid particulates from being emitted into the atmosphere. This blog post will explore the industrial fabrics used in baghouses for emission control. How do Baghouses Work? In terms of dust collection systems, baghouses [...]

Critical Uses of Thermal Seals in Carbon Bake Plants

By |2023-08-17T02:11:12-07:00November 25th, 2021|

High-performance thermal seals are defined as materials that have excellent mechanical resistance to corrosive elements that are present in high-temperature applications as well as being flexible materials. Thermal seals need to be made from materials that have a good balance of mechanical toughness and malleability to offer the formability that is necessary for sealing mating [...]

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