Meaning of Micarta in English:


Pronunciation /mʌɪˈkɑːtə/


  • Originally: a laminated electrical insulating material consisting of paper, mica, and enamel. Later also: a similar material composed of layers of paper or fabrics bound by a resin and used in the manufacture of laminated articles.

    A trademark.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in Scientific Abstracts. Blend of mica and classical Latin carta papyrus, paper.