US 11,053,614 B2
Single-layer ceramic-based knit fabric for high temperature bulb seals
Tiffany A. Stewart, Sherman Oaks, CA (US); Christopher P. Henry, Thousand Oaks, CA (US); and Amoret M. Chappell, St. Charles, MO (US)
Assigned to THE BOEING COMPANY, Chicago, IL (US)
Filed by THE BOEING COMPANY, Chicago, IL (US)
Filed on Jun. 16, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/741,138.
Prior Publication US 2016/0369436 A1, Dec. 22, 2016
Int. Cl. D04B 1/14 (2006.01); F16J 15/08 (2006.01); F16J 15/06 (2006.01); D04B 1/22 (2006.01); F16J 15/02 (2006.01); F16J 15/22 (2006.01)
CPC D04B 1/14 (2013.01) [D04B 1/225 (2013.01); F16J 15/027 (2013.01); F16J 15/065 (2013.01); F16J 15/0812 (2013.01); F16J 15/22 (2013.01); D10B 2101/08 (2013.01); D10B 2505/06 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A thermal sealing member, comprising:
a single-layer ceramic-based knit fabric comprising a single-layer of a multi-component yarn, the multi-component yarn comprising:
a continuous ceramic strand;
a continuous load-relieving process aid strand,
wherein the continuous ceramic strand is only served around the continuous load-relieving process aid strand; and
a first metal alloy wire,
wherein the continuous ceramic strand, the continuous load-relieving process aid strand, and the first metal alloy wire are knit to form the single-layer ceramic-based knit fabric.