MATTECH Corp. has developed new high temperature refractory boards
called HDFractalins™. Made from HMG1 material, this non-fibrous
product can withstand temperatures up to 1850°C. According to the
company, its HDFractalins™ have excellent low thermal
conductivity, high thermal shock resistance, and chemical and
mechanical stability, with a density of 0.9 g/cc. The new FiberFree™ boards can reportedly be used for a variety of applications
without posing serious health risk.