beta cloth

Beta Cloth VERSIV

Tightly-woven and PTFE-coated, Beta Cloth has the strength and flexibility for applications on the International Space Station and beyond.

Beta Cloth

Beta Cloth is a fiberglass fabric with an extremely tight weave – making it an ideal protective layer in aerospace applications. This composite has a high strength-to-weight ratio and is woven internally then coated with PTFE. With low off-gassing, it’s ideally suited to applications on satellites and space stations.
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Exclusive to Saint-Gobain, Beta Cloth was originally developed for aerospace applications. Light, strong, and exceptionally tightly-woven, it protects from atomic oxygen – especially when flying at low Earth orbit. This PTFE-coated fiberglass composite woven from Beta ® yarns has been used in space suits, lined space shuttle cargo bays and other critical areas, and currently flies on the International Space Station. Beta Cloth meets Sheldahl Spec F022300 Rev K, McDonnell Douglas STM0484-02 and Boeing North American MB0135-027 Rev. W Type 1 Form F. A unique product you’ll find nowhere else, its qualities are out of this world.


  • Aerospace with Tight Weave High Strength and Flexibility

  • Protection from Atomic Oxygen


Product Width Weight Thickness Breaking Strength Warp Breaking Strength Fill
CF500 F 51in 7.6oz/yd² 0.008in 90lbs/in 80lbs/in
CF500 GW 80in 7.6oz/yd² 0.008in 150lbs/in 170lbs/in

*Nominal values. These values should not be used to design

Related Documents
VERSIV Beta Cloth CF500F
Technical Data Sheets
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VERSIV Beta Cloth CF500GW
Technical Data Sheets
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Saint-Gobain Composite Solutions is a long-trusted partner for creating highly specialized, technology-driven material solutions that deliver extraordinary performance across a spectrum of demanding settings. Through collaboration with our customers, we co-develop versatile materials and real application tests to ensure that you have the best possible solution for your application. We help create innovative materials that provide protection, easy release, insulation, and friction control. And we seek to collaborate in making it even more possible.

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Saint-Gobain Composite Solutions develops custom application testing based on each of our partner’s product uses in order to create the best possible solution. Some tests that are included but are not limited to environmental, durability, and reliability testing to give you peace of mind making sure that products work in the hardest environments. Our testing begins during the co-development process to develop relevant tests and gather data that allows us to create market-ready solutions quickly.


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