Patent Number: 7,709,088

Title: Inorganic fibers, fiber structure and process for their production

Abstract: Inorganic fibers consisting substantially of silicon, carbon, oxygen and a transition metal, having a fiber size of no greater than 2 .mu.m and having fiber lengths of 100 .mu.m or greater.

Inventors: Nonokawa; Ryuji (Yamaguchi, JP), Miyoshi; Takanori (Yamaguchi, JP), Komura; Shinya (Yamaguchi, JP), Minematsu; Hiroyoshi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Teijin Limited

International Classification: C04B 35/52 (20060101); B32B 9/00 (20060101); C03B 37/016 (20060101); C03B 37/02 (20060101); D02G 3/00 (20060101); C04B 35/56 (20060101); C03B 37/04 (20060101); C04B 35/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018