Welding blanket sheading fibers

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:09 pm
I have a new welding blanket that sheds fibers badly. This makes a mess.

Any recommendations for a welding blanket that will not shed?

Would a Carbon Fiber Felt Welding Blanket have the same problems of fibers sheding?

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:05 am
I don't use Blankets myself, I remove any and all material that would be heat effected or may be flammable. That's not an option for production shops or a quick repair.
Fiberglass blankets SUCK!

BUT Silica cloth, Carbon Fiber or Silicone coated blankets are good options.
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