XYSIL® Fumed Silica is an excellent insulator, and it allows for an exponentially greater degree of heat insulation than polystyrene and polyurethane foam as well as glass wool or rock wool. Fumed Silica features outstanding thermal insulation over a wide temperature range: from room temperature to over 1,000 °C. The Fumed Silica has popularly become the solution of choice inefficient insulation systems, e.g.
- Vacuum insulation panels for building insulation
- Insulating material in ceramic cooktop
- Insulation of automotive exhaust systems and architectural fire barrier systems