Micarta Paper Ivory 3/8" x 5" x 12"
Micarta, in general, is very durable and generates a unique, stylish look. Micarta is the perfect material used for creating durable handles seen on products such as knives and gun grips. It provides excellent grip and comfort for the user. One notable difference between linen Micarta compared to other materials is it is easier to cut and machine. Micarta is produced from Linen, Canvas and Paper.
Norplex-Micarta, manufactures top-quality paper Micarta. They combine paper and phenolic resin to form a nearly indestructible piece of art. Paper Micarta tends to be slightly lighter than canvas or linen. The paper material offers a classy, more elegant appearance.
The process of manufacturing Micarta involves pressing together ply’s of phenolic treated paper, linen or canvas under high heat and pressure. From this point, the pressed sheet can be fabricated into various parts or shapes. While there are various substrates of Micarta that are manufactured, paper tends to produce richer colors and remain more homogeneous across the board. It generally produces a smoother texture, delivering more of a shine compared to that of canvas or linen micarta. The various paper Micartas continue to have a high demand in the knife markets, as it is also one of the primary materials used for knife handle liners handles.
Paper ivory makes a beautiful specialty kitchen knife handle 3/8" thick x 5" x 12".