NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 1981
Reference Number: JSC-SO-101
Category: Public Safety
Origin: for Apollo Program, Jsc Needed New Space Suit Fabric, Owens-corning Beta Fiber Was Used
Beta Glass material, originating from the Apollo program is supplied to Fyrepel by Owens-Corning and incorporated into Fyrepel&apos;s Fyretex and Beta-Mex aluminized fabrics. Fabrics are used in fire entry suits, several other types of protective suits for wear in hot industrial environments and such accessory items as heat-reflecting curtains for industrial applications.
Page Number in Published book: 72
Manufacturer: FYREPEL PRODUCTS, INC.