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Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Have you chosen your Thermal Insulation Materials?

Creating a product that works effectively depends on the environment in which it will be used. Different industries, such as aluminum and oil and gas, and appliances rely on the temperature of equipment being at an optimum level to increase efficiencies and lower costs. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - The Future of High-Temperature Seals

A manufacturer is only as good as its industrial processes. If you are in the manufacturing industry, it is crucial to identify areas that are in need of improvement. Ineffective procedures can slow down the production process. This can lead to wasted time and extra costs. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - How to Maximize Aluminum Reduction Cell Lifetime

In the world of aluminum production, the lifespan of reduction cells is a critical factor that directly impacts operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Maximizing the lifetime of these cells is not just a matter of good practice; it is a necessity for maintaining a competitive edge. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - THERMOPAK® EXTERNAL CATHODE BAR SEALS

Primary Aluminum smelters have long faced the problem of how to economically provide a hermetic seal for the life of the reduction cell. Mid-Mountain’s patented THERMOPAK® External Cathode Bar Seals penetrate the sidewall of the reduction cell, providing additional thermal insulation at each of the cathode bar penetrations, as well as an excellent seal for the... (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - What Are The Benefits Of Silicone Fabric Coatings?

Silicone coated fabric is used in a range of industries including aerospace, aluminum, automotive, oil and gas, and even food industry applications. The composition of silicone fabrics largely determines performance, with configurations ranging from 100% silicone to fabric topcoats. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Silicone-Coated Ropes

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. specializes in the development of tailored insulation solutions for high-temperature applications. We engineer silicone-coated ropes using HYTEX® 1000 E-Glass yarns which boast a continuous upper use limit of 538°C (1000°F), and ample performance in short-term conditions of 815°C (1500°F). (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - The Gold Standard for Cable Sleeves on Satellites

Why HYTEX® 500 NOMEX® is the Gold Standard for Cable Sleeves on Satellites

Geostationary satellites, weather satellites, space stations, etc., are integral to the modern aerospace landscape. Their optimal performance is non-negotiable, and that’s where HYTEX® 500 NOMEX® steps in. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Applications of Polyurethane Coated Fabrics

Learn how the new Armatex® PUF Coated Fabric Series can replace PTFE coated fabrics in a safer, more environmentally friendly and efficient way. Say goodbye to risky PTFE coated fabrics and see the benefits of polyurethane coated fabric materials instead. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Understanding Diesel Exhaust Extraction

By partnering with Mid Mountain, port operators can benefit from our exceptional service, expertise, and extensive range of exhaust extraction solutions. Our systems are designed to effectively manage diesel exhaust while at the port, contributing to improved air quality and protecting worker health and the surrounding communities. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Mid-Mountain's Exhaust Extraction Solutions

Here we will look at the significance of managing diesel exhaust while at port, what solutions are available, and highlight the expertise of Mid Mountain in this field. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Using Silicone-Coated Textiles in Exhaust Ducts

Silicone-coated textiles are becoming a suitable option for exhaust ducts because they have several key benefits over traditional materials. They are lightweight, which makes them easy to transport, install and maintain, and this benefit has a knock-on effect on price. As a result, silicone-coated textiles are also cost-effective. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Where is Fabric Insulation Used on Ships?

Thermal insulation for temperature control and energy conservation Acoustic insulation to minimize noise levels Fire protection to ensure safety and adherence to Coast Guard regulations Some common ship insulation materials include mineral wool and a wide range of heat-resistant fabrics. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - HIGH HEAT ROPE FOR TEMPERATURES ABOVE 392°F/200°C

High heat ropes manufactured by Mid-Mountain are used in commercial and industrial applications such as gaskets, industrial packing, insulation, and seals. Below, we outline these applications in more detail. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - WHAT MAKES FIBERGLASS SO HEAT RESISTANT?

Comprising glass fibers, silica sand, and plastic, fiberglass is a versatile material that can be knitted or woven into a wide range of forms that resist heat and prevent fire from spreading. Moving forward, we will look at what makes fiberglass so resistant and the applications it benefits. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - WHEN TO USE THERMAL INSULATION TAPE

Mid-Mountain designs and manufactures a collection of thermal insulation products suitable for multiple industries. Our insulation line includes ropes, sleeves, fabrics, and tapes, all of which can be modified to meet your specific requirements. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - AUTOMATION IN COATED FABRICS

We have been dedicated to delivering high-temperature coated fabrics to a multitude of industries since 1976. Our mission has been to lead the industry through vertical integration, providing high-quality products and fast-to-market solutions using the latest technology. The acquisition of this new packaging tool directly reflects our ongoing mission statement. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - WHY CHOOSE CERAMIC INSULATION BLANKETS?

Ceramic insulation blankets are used across several industries in many heat processing applications. These blankets are produced with ceramic fibers of various chemical compositions and are designed to withstand extreme temperatures to offer protection for both equipment and personnel (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - SPECIALTY FLAME RETARDANT FABRICS

Flame retardant fabrics are safety solutions that play a crucial role in protecting people and products from fire. These products are designed to be durable and protective and are used in many applications across various industries (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - The Properties of Silicone-Coated Fiberglass

Mid-Mountain manufactures a range of ARMATEX® Silicone Coated Fabrics, Tapes and Ropes for industrial applications that require high levels of resistance to abrasion, chemicals and high temperature. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - The Benefits of Neoprene Coated Fabric

At Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc., we develop neoprene-coated fabrics under our ARMATEX® brand for standard and specialist applications. Our neoprene products typically include curtains, disposable clothes and welding blankets as well as pads that increase the value of your welding applications. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - What Are Insulation Fabrics Used For In Aerospace?

Some specific uses of insulation fabrics in the aerospace industry include:

  • Insulation around the jet engine components to prevent heat transfering to the cockpit or cabin.
  • Insulating parts of the cabin to help regulate temperatures and maintain a comfortable environment for those traveling.
  • Providing insulation to cargo containers to prevent fires f...
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Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - WHAT IS SILICONE GLASS FABRIC & WHERE IS IT USED?

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. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - APPLICATIONS OF HIGH HEAT ROPE

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. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - What Is A Removable Insulation Blanket?

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. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - What About Space Textiles? 

Our wide range of chemical formulation, fabric coating, weaving, and fabrication capabilities allow us to offer solutions to all aerospace and aviation manufacturing needs, as well as those for spacecraft. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Materials for Passenger Boarding Bridges

ARMATEX® exhibits excellent strength and resistance to fire, weathering, and abrasion meaning it is well-suited to outdoor applications. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - WHAT IS VERTICAL INTEGRATION?

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 (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - IS PTFE COATING (TEFLON) SAFE?

IS PTFE COATING (TEFLON) SAFE? EXPLORING SAFER ALTERNATIVES

Mid-Mountain uses a low VOC coating for their black textiles, ensuring that PTFE coatings and solvents are not required. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - EMISSION CONTROL IN BAGHOUSES

USING INDUSTRIAL FABRICS FOR EMISSION CONTROL IN BAGHOUSES (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - HIGH TEMPERATURE SEALS FOR SEALING POTLINES

Thermal losses are one of the biggest challenges industrial potlines face due to poor or neglected thermal insulation. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Sealing Potlines with High Temperature Seals

The use of high temperature seals optimizes both quality and production, saves relining time, and, most importantly, ensures a sustainable potline operation. High temperature seals also allow effective sealing of furnace doors, which is crucial to maintain positive pressure inside the potline. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Do Airplanes Have Heat Shields?

Airplanes routinely use lightweight protective heat shields to increase turbine efficiency and to eliminate mechanical faults associated with excessive amounts of heat propagating from the engine. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Looking for Automotive Heat Shields?

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. is a vertically integrated manufacturer of high-temperature fabrics and textiles for insulation and thermal barriers. Our solutions have been used to shield space shuttles and landers contending with the extreme heat of sub-orbital flight and re-entry. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - THERMAL INSULATION IN FOOD PROCESSING PLANTS

Although the importance of thermal insulation in food processing largely centers around food quality and profitability, there are countless reasons why insulation materials provide rich returns in the food processing industry.

If you are looking for insulation solutions for specific thermal processes, why not contact a member of the Mid-Mountain Materials team today? (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Using Thermal Insulation in Hydroelectric Plants

At Mid-Mountain we have a large range of thermal insulation products, which you can read more about in our blog post on how thermal insulation is used. Alternatively, contact us today for more details. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - INSULATION MATERIALS FOR THERMAL SOLAR COLLECTORS

Thermal solar collectors absorb sunlight to collect heat. The term thermal solar collector is often used in reference to a device for heating water, however the term also can be used for large power generating installations or non-water heating devices. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - How can Mid-Mountain Help with Emission Control?

METHANE EMISSION CONTROL: A GREENER OIL & GAS INDUSTRY POST COVID-19 (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Is Your Robotic Investment Protected?

Robots in industrial manufacturing can be a great benefit, but they need protection from the extreme elements within manufacturing plants that cause downtime or possibly destroy the internal mechanics of a robot. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Fire Resistant Fabrics for Pallet Covers

Unfortunately, freight fires are more common than you may think, and, as such, we have worked tirelessly to manufacture a material that can mitigate the risk of a major blaze by containing a fire and keeping it separate from other potentially flammable fabrics. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Coated Industrial Fabrics for Oil & Gas Insulation

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. provides industrial fabrics to an extremely diverse range of market sectors. We routinely supply value-added solutions for oil and gas facilities, that can help improve ROIs in a number of ways. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Cargo Fire Containment

Global trade is built on our ability to safely supply commodities all over the world. This depends upon secure transport between different regions, to ensure that goods from one market can be readily supplied to consumers from another. Protecting products during transit is vital to this success. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Insulating Engine Compartments

Various fabricated parts can be integrated into engine compartments to ensure maximum operating efficiency and to eliminate faults through gradual drifting of integrated components. Induction systems generate excessive amounts of both heat and vibration, which – if allowed to propagate through the system – can contribute to poor mechanical performance and eventual failure. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Fabricated Parts for Light Aircraft:

At Mid-Mountain Materials, we support aircraft manufacturers of all scales with a suite of precision-made fabricated parts designed to address key design areas within fuselages, manifolds, cargo holds, and more. All our fabrication solutions are made on a custom basis with customer specifications at the forefront of our minds. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Using Spark Blankets for Rail Maintenance

At Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc., we have developed a wide range of high-performance fabricated parts based on precision thermal materials. We supply stress relieving blankets for rail maintenance and spark blankets for heavy duty track maintenance applications like welding and grinding. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Fabricated Parts for Air Infiltration Sealing

Looking for durable fabricated parts to control air leakage in your processing environment? Whether you are looking for a retrofit or a ground-up solution, we are confident that our design specialists can deliver an insulation product that exceeds your expectations and delivers long-lasting value. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - Seal Efficiently with High Temperature Gaskets

Our range of gaskets are engineered with chemical, high-temperature, and abrasion resistant materials, which makes them ideal for use in a range of industries. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - BENEFITS OF INDUSTRIAL INSULATION SYSTEMS

Our ARMATEX®, SILTEX®, HYTEX®, and CERMEX® products can be specifically combined to address the hot side, cold side, and insulation requirements of your mechanical component systems. (read more)

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. - COATED FABRICS & TEXTILES

Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc. has been the leading supplier of precision coated fabrics and coated textiles for over 45 years. Our advanced, high-performance coated fabrics and industrial coated textiles are used in many applications across a broad range of industries, and can be fabricated, die-cut, or provided as rolled goods. (read more)