SilkeMat® Is a NON-CARCINOGENIC
refractory fiber blanket that can be cut, molded, rigidized and formed. It
can be used with and without rigidizing.
A high-grade boron nitride
suggested for a cleaner release from the glass when exceeding 1400°F on
There is no “shot” (tiny bits of silica) in this
product and most firings are clean, leaving only the texture of the fiber on
A respirator is NOT needed to cut or work with SilkeMat®.
Sold as 12x12 and 24x24 1/4 in thick mats.
12x12x1/4 SilkeMat Refractory Blanket
24x24x1/4 SilkeMat Refractory Blanket
SILKEMAT REFRACTORY BLANKET
SilkeMat Blanket, 1/4 inch thick
Molds made with SilkeMat Blanket, 1/4 inch thick
- What Can You Do With It?
GENERAL INFO TUTORIAL in PDF format
RIGIDIZER TUTORIAL in PDF format
SilkeMat® Rigidizer is non-hazardous and non-flamable
product formulated for molding SilkeMat® into rigid reusable molds.
Easy to use, SilkeMat Rigidizer cures at 1450°F for pot
melts and vitrigraph molds, and can even be used to solidify just the outer
shell of the SilkeMat® mold to retain a soft, release-free interior for
slumping any glass. Properly prepared and fired, all SilkeMat® molds are
generally reusable for numerous firings.
Sold in 32 oz and 64 oz jugs. Order:
32 oz SilkeMat Rigidizer
62 oz SilkeMat Rigidizer