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Which Is the Most Popular Semi-Metallic Gasket?

Semi-Metallic Gasket

Spiral Wound Gaskets are the most used semi-metallic Gaskets for high pressure joints. Depending on the flange type and application, a wide variety of configurations of the Spiral Wound Gasket can be used.

PTFE benefits

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Most of the world know PTFE as the trademark name, Teflon, which is a non-stick coating on cookware such as non-stick pans. But uses for PTFE and the applications it plays into goes much further than just cookware.

Grooved Metal Gaskets with Covering Layers

Grooved Metal Gaskets

Grooved gaskets have proved themselves in all industrial applications.

Jacketed Gaskets for Piping

Jacketed Gaskets

Metal Jacketed Gaskets, as the name suggests, consist of a metallic outer shell with either a metallic or nonmetallic compressed fiber filler. The filler material gives the gasket resilience while the metal jacket protects the filler and resists pressures, temperatures and corrosion.

PTFE in Precision Mechanics

PTFE in Precision Mechanics

PTFE was discovered accidentally by Roy J. Plunkett at the DuPont Company's Jackson Laboratory in 1938, during an attempt to manufacture a chlorofluorocarbon for use as refrigerant for the compression cycles.

How are the disadvantages of Teflon Gaskets minimized?

Teflon Gaskets

In order to overcome some of the setbacks of the solid polymerized Teflon, gaskets have been produced to take advantage of the resilience of asbestos, rubber and other like materials.

Properties of PTFE

Properties of PTFE

The main properties of PTFE, which define its key areas of application include:

High melting point and enhanced mechanical strength.

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