Basalt fiber is one of the strongest natural fibers on earth. Not only does it have superior mechanical and chemical properties, but it is also biodegradable, making them ideal for many applications where rigid, lightweight, and high strength-to-weight ratio are required ، Basalt fibers can be used for a variety of applications, including the following :
Basalt fibers are applicated in the construction field especially in civil structures, is because they have an extreme low heat transfer rate, which helps stop the spreading of a fire.
Basalt fibers have a good application in the construction of bridges, and railways sleepers, due to Its high tensile strength and low thermal conductivity make it an ideal building material for this purpose.
Basalt fibers also have a good application in the construction of tunnel, especially which located near water due to its non-corrosive nature, high specific strength, high specific hardness, and low weight compared to steel.
The use of basalt fiber-reinforced concrete in road construction has become increasingly popular, to improve road safety and provide a better riding experience.
Basalt fiber are electrically non-conductive and are not affected by electromagnetic fields, making them ideal for use in MRI centers.