Abstract: A nonwoven, metal fabric is formed by providing a mass of loose fibers with sufficient lubricating oil for them to be carded without disintegration of the fiber web. The fiber web is then lapped and needled to form a metal fabric of superior strength, density, and thermal insulation properties.
June 25, 2001
Date of Patent:
June 24, 2003
Global Material Technologies Incorporated
Alexander Krupnik, Terrence P. Kane, Kurt H. Schild