Improve equipment reliability in some of the most challenging environments on earth—and beyond.

GracoRoberts is proud to be a distributor of 3M Aerospace.  3M™ Nextel™ Ceramic Fibers and Textiles enable and protect critical equipment when the heat is on.

Both lightweight and durable, Nextel™ ceramic fibers and textiles are designed to meet today's most demanding thermal, mechanical and electrical performance requirements. Made of continuous ceramic oxide fibers, Nextel™ products are available in a variety of forms, including chopped fibers, sewing threads, braided sleevings and woven fabrics. Used in spacecraft for heat shielding and impact protection, Nextel™ products also offer reliable performance in civilian and military aircraft in applications ranging from firewalls to CMC exhaust components.

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Features, Benefits, and Uses
  • Designed to maintain strength and flexibility under a variety of extremely high temperature conditions
  • Heat, flame and oxidation resistant
  • Chemically resistant
  • Lightweight
  • Electrically insulating
  • Flexible

3M™ Nextel™ Yarns 312 and 440 are made from continuous Nextel Alumina-Boria-Silica fibers and are designed for high temperature applications where their primary purpose is to insulate or to act as a flame barrier.

3M™ Nextel™ Ceramic Structural Rovings and Chopped Fibers 610 and 720 are made from continuous ceramic fibers and are designed for structural applications where their primary purpose is to reinforce composites.


Nextel Materials


3M™ Nextel™ Ceramic Textiles, Fibers and Composites Brochure

3M Nextel Ceramics

3M™ Nextel™ for High-Temp Industrial Applications

3M Nextel Industrial Applications

3M™ Nextel™ for High Temp Dynamic Sealing Applications

3M Nextel for High Temp Dynamic Sealing

3M™ Nextel™ for Aerospace    Applications

3M Nextel for Aerospace Applications

Technical Information and Resources

3M Nextel Technical Reference Guide


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