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. . . .. . .. . . . .. . . . 7 Proposed ASME Gasket Factors (ROTT). .com www. . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .GASKET RESOURCES INC. . . . ... . . . . . . . . . ... . . . . . . . .. . .. 13-14 Useful Conversion Factors . . .. . . . . 12 Chemical Resistance Chart . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 DURLON® Products are manufactured to ISO 9001:2000 Quality Standards Gasket Resources Inc. . . . . . . .. . . . . .. . . . . . . .. .... . . . . ... .. . .. . . .. . . 2 DURLON® Compressed Sheet Styles . .. . . . . . . ... . . . .. .. . . . . . ... . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . 3 3 4 4 DURLON® PTFE Sheet Styles . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .. . . . .. . . . Manufacturers’ Cross-Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .. . . .. . PA 19335 Toll Free: (866) 707-7300 PH: (610) 363-5800 FAX: (610) 363-5881 e-mail: sales@durlon. . . . . . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . PxT Chart . . . . . . . Physical & Mechanical Properties . . . . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . . .. . .gasketresources.. .. . .. . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . Torque Values . Cross Reference . 5 5 6 6 DURLON® RCA™ Sealing System Reduced Contact Area Full Face Style Gaskets . . . . . . .. . Cross Reference . . . .. . .. . .. . . . . . . ... . . . . .durlon. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . DURLON® GASKETING TECHNICAL HANDBOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS Page DURLON® Identa-Seal™ Genuine Viton® Styles . . . .. . . . . . .. .. .. .. . . . . .. .. . . . . . .com www. . . . . .. .. . . . .. . . Physical & Mechanical Properties . 1 Comparison Testing .. . . PxT 8 ® DURLON CFG (Corrugated Flexible Graphite) Physical & Mechanical Properties . . . . . . . .com Technical: PH: (713) 856-9445 e-mail: tech@durlon.. . . Manufacturers’ Cross-Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . PxT Chart . 9 9 DURLON® Flexible Graphite Sheet Physical & Mechanical Properties . 10 10 Gasket Installation/Bolt Tightening Worksheet . . . ... .. . . 280 Boot Road Downingtown. .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .com . . . . . . 11 Effect of Bolt Lubrication. . . . .

bisphenol cure. . Never use more than one gasket in one flange joint. Other properties. and never reuse a gasket. How can you be sure you are getting the right grade of fluoroelastomer your application requires? Identa-Seal™ is licensed under the Genuine Viton® program o If your application requires Viton®. Properties and applications shown are typical. GRI-GF-S has slightly higher fluorine content over A. and new cure site monomers. Specifications and information contained in this brochure are subject to change without notice. °C (°F) -14 (7) -14 (7) -5 (23) -6 (21) Maximum Temperature °C (°F) 204 (400) 204 (400) 204 (400) 204 (400) Identa-Seal™ is a trademark of Gasket Resources Inc. Weight% Fluorine 66% B GRI-B / Blue Chemical Process plant. we assume no responsibility for errors. is a DuPont Performance Elastomers licensee.GRI/DURLON Identa-Seal™ May 2012 .Made with 100% Genuine Viton® • • • • • FKM is an ASTM designation for the fluoroelastomer category. B. This edition cancels and obsoletes all previous editions. ® Viton is a registered trademark of DuPont Performance Elastomers LLC Warning: These materials should never be recommended when both temperature and pressure are at the maximum listed. GRI-GF-S has shown improved compression set and fluid resistance to the older technology GF polymer. polymer chain branching. Data reported in this brochure is a compilation of field testing. o FKM may indicate a fluoroelastomer but not the material grade or application. which is a combination of specific design and control of molecular weight distribution. PLUS Advanced Polymer Architecture (APA) technology AND new proprietary cure site monomers (CSM). Viton® Family A Identa-Seal™ Name/Color GRI-A / Black & UV fluorescence Principal Applications General purpose sealing: Automotive. most advanced Viton® GF-S. at best you will get an “A” type Viton® material only. including low-temperature performance are equivalent. Improper use or gasket selection could cause property damage and/or serious personal injury. 70% Comparison Testing . bisphenol cure. which gives improved fluid resistance. make sure that you are getting 100% virgin Viton® fluoroelastomer! o Newer Viton® grades from DuPont Performance Elastomers include those with APA (Advanced Polymer Architecture) technology. Aerospace fuels & lubricants Polymer Composition Dipolymers of VF2/HFP.Standard Black Viton® vs. field service reports and/or in-house testing. F or GF. Tg. No application should be undertaken by anyone without independent study and evaluation for suitability. Railroad Tank Cars & Tank Trucks. Terpolymers of VF2/HFP/TFE peroxide cure. ~68% F GRI-GF-S / Gold GRI uses the newest. When an FKM is specified. Colored GRI Identa-Seal™ Compound No. o Does your fluoroelastomer costs less? – It’s likely a compromised imposter. Gasket Resources Inc. Power Utility Seals & Gaskets Terpolymers of VF2/HFP/TFE. o Newer Viton® grades – better suited to your needs are available. which utilizes DuPont Performance Elastomers’ Advanced Polymer Architecture (APA) polymerization and curing technology./Style (Color) 15-01 B-Black 15-02 GRI-B-Blue 15-03 GF-S Black 15-04 GRI-GF-S Gold TEMPERATURE PROPERTIES Low Temperature.Page 1 Taking the guesswork out of material identification … Identa-Seal™ . Not all FKM materials are equivalent. o Compromised composition results in increased risk of seal failure. While the utmost care has gone into publishing the information contained herein.

% 18 18 5 5 Duro point change -12 -10 -9 -4 Volume Swell.Page 2 Comparison Testing .1008 hrs/50°C/70% Duro point change NR NR -5 -3 Volume Swell. . and never reuse a gasket. % 8 8 2 4 Steam/80 PSIG . field service reports and/or in-house testing. % 9. % NR NR 13 11 2 7 3 -1 -1 -3 1 0 Duro point change -3 -3 -2 -1 Volume Swell.1000 hrs/23°C Duro point change NR NR -13 -13 Volume Swell. % 2 3 2 2 Duro point change -3 -3 -6 -5 Volume Swell. % NR NR 8 10 Nitric Acid .0 9.1000 hrs/23°C Methylene Chloride .Continued Compound No.1000 hrs/23°C Duro point change -7 -7 0 0 Volume Swell. Improper use or gasket selection could cause property damage and/or serious personal injury.GRI/DURLON Identa-Seal™ May 2012 .168 hrs/23°C Methylene Chloride .1000 hrs/23°C Methanol .durlon.1000 hrs/23°C Duro point change NR NR -5 -7 Volume Swell. % NR NR 15 14 Nitric Acid . While the utmost care has gone into publishing the information contained herein. Never use more than one gasket in one flange joint./Style (Color) 15-01 B-Black 15-02 GRI-B-Blue 15-03 GF-S Black 15-04 GRI-GF-S Gold Benzene . % 1 0 1 1 Duro point change -2 -3 0 0 Volume Swell. % 1 1 1 1 o RME Biodiesel . Data reported in this brochure is a compilation of field testing.com or www. No application should be undertaken by anyone without independent study and evaluation for suitability.168 hrs/23°C Duro point change 0 0 -1 2 Volume Swell. % o Sulfuric Acid .336 hrs/150°C Hexane .672 hours/70 C Additional information on compound testing and chemical resistance is available at www.336 hours/70 C o RME Biodiesel .com Warning: These materials should never be recommended when both temperature and pressure are at the maximum listed. we assume no responsibility for errors. Properties and applications shown are typical. % 12 13 3 6 Duro point change -2 -4 -5 -4 Volume Swell.672 hours Duro point change Volume Swell. % 2 5 1 3 Duro point change -1 0 1 -1 Volume Swell. Specifications and information contained in this brochure are subject to change without notice. % 1 1 1 2 Duro point change 1 -2 0 3 Volume Swell.336 hours/70 C/96% o Sulfuric Acid .168 hrs/23°C Hexane . % 17 19 14 15 Glycerin .672 hours/70 C/96% Duro point change -5 -5 -1 -3 Volume Swell.gasketresources. % 2 2 0 0 Duro point change -17 -15 -9 -5 Volume Swell. This edition cancels and obsoletes all previous editions.0 0 0 Ethylene Glycol .

7) 1000 (69.9) 1800 (124. petrochemical and power generation industries. beverage. For applications above Class 300 please contact GRI Technical Services. & 8700 Saturated Steam 200 (13. 8700 Aramid-Inorganic/CR A high performance compressed gasket material for use in processes that require a neoprene (CR) bonded sheet.2) 600 (41. DURLON 8300 is excellent in steam and hydrocarbon services in the refining. mild acids. gas pipeline and general industry. and other general industrial applications. and never reuse a gasket. DURLON 8400 can be used in process piping and equipment in chemical. Data reported in this brochure is a compilation of field testing. pharmaceutical. refinery. 8600 Aramid-Inorganic/SBR A high quality gasket material containing high strength aramid and inorganic fibers bonded with SBR rubber. No application should be undertaken by anyone without independent study and evaluation for suitability. natural gas. FIRE TESTED: DURLON 8500 passed a modified API 607 fire test. An economical alternative when service ranges and applications are not severe.Page 3 Description 8300 Carbon/NBR A premium grade compressed sheet. and solvents.Temperature Guidelines Fluid: Water/Steam 2000 (137.1) 1600 (110. 8500 Aramid-Inorganic/NBR Our workhorse material.8) 0 °F -100 0 (°C) (-50) (0) 100 (50) 200 (100) 300 (150) 400 (200) 500 600 700 800 900 1000 (250) (300) (350) (400) (450) (500) Temperature For 1/8" material reduce by 20/30% Note: Sheet type gaskets are not normally intended for applications above Class 300. While the utmost care has gone into publishing the information contained herein. Specifications and information contained in this brochure are subject to change without notice. Improper use or gasket selection could cause property damage and/or serious personal injury. 7900/7925/ 7950 An economy grade general service compressed sheet with NBR rubber binder for mild service in piping and equipment and OEM applications in steam. 8400 Phenolic/NBR With an extremely wide pH application range. PxT Chart . A high quality general service gasket material for use in a wide range of services in pulp and paper. .3) 1400 Pressure. Warning: These materials should never be recommended when both temperature and pressure are at the maximum listed. Properties and applications shown are typical. psig (bar) (96. An excellent choice for steam or services where a white gasket material is required. DURLON 8500 is excellent in steam. Aramid/NBR Anti-Stick Properties: Much effort has gone into improving the anti-stick release agents of all compressed DURLON® products. Other applicatons include oil.DURLON® Compressed Gasket Materials Pressure . Never use more than one gasket in one flange joint. hydrocarbons and refrigerants.5) 1200 (82. water. pulp and paper. food. soybean processing and with new generation refrigerants. field service reports and/or in-house testing. we assume no responsibility for errors. chemical.0) 800 (55.6) 1/16" Durlon 8300 1/16" Durlon 8400 1/16" Durlon 8500. This edition cancels and obsoletes all previous editions. mild alkalis. All DURLON® compressed gasket materials have passed the MIL-G-24696B Navy Adhesion Test (366°F/48 hrs). 8600.GRI/DURLON Compressed Sheet Gasketing Style Composition May 2012 . oils and refrigeration services. Excellent for steam.4) 400 (27. DURLON 8300 contains high strength carbon fibers bonded with nitrile (NBR) synthetic rubber.

8) 2000 (13. Solvents. 1/16" M&Y Values M Value Y psi (MPa) Gasket Factors: ASTM F147. This edition cancels and obsoletes all previous editions. pH Range (room temperature) ASTM F146 IRM 903 Oil 5h/300°F(149°C) Thickness Increase Weight Increase ASTM Fuel B 5h/70°F (21°C) Thickness Increase Weight Increase Leachable Halides: Leachable Chlorides: Leakage: DIN 3535 Volume Resistivity. IFG. -100 to 800ºF Range: (-73 to 427ºC) Continuous.2 3. but should not be used to establish specification limits nor used alone as the basis of design. Inc. IFG 5500 – Klinger®sil C-7400 – 986-A Blue-Gard® 3000.7 4. Caustics.9 4.8) 1. Flexitallic is a registered trademark for gaskets of the Flextiallic Group. ST-706.194 0.4) across grain.7 4. Steam.5) 0.3) 2931 (20.2) 2359 (16. Acids & Alkalis. 0. Specifications and information contained in this brochure are subject to change without notice.0 2.7(0. Dilute Acids & Alkalis. Data reported in this brochure is a compilation of field testing.7 kv/mm 11.7 (106) 1. we assume no responsibility for errors. 100 ppm max.4) 1/8" 1/16" 400 (2.5 2. Durlon 7900/7925/ 7950 Garlock. Ammonia Aramid/Inorganic SBR 1. Dilute Inert Gases. AF 2100.1 x 10 ohm-cm 4. Dilute Acids & Alkalis Phenolic NBR 1.2 x 10 ohm-cm 4. 1078 5500 & C-4433 Durlon 8600 Blue-Gard® 3200. HTC. Compressibility 8-16% ASTM F36.3) 1.0 3.2 x 10 ohm-cm 4.14) 200 (1.21 0. Oils. Dilute Acids & Alkalis. max: 600ºF (315ºC) Pressure Max: 1500 psig (103 bar) ASTM F36.5) 0. Refrigerants. are registered trademarks of Garlock. Improper use or gasket selection could cause property damage and/or serious personal injury.14) – 10x 8x 10x 8x 8x 10x F712120-B3E22M5 F712120-B4E22M5 F712120-B3E12M6 F712440-B3E24M5 F712330-B5E45M5 F712120-B3E22M5 Note: ASTM and DIN properties based on 1/16” sheet thickness.35 0. Solvents.5) 1716 (11.03 cc/min 0.4) 2359 (16.7 (106) -100 to 700°F (-73 to 371°C) 548ºF (287ºC) 1500 psig (103 bar) 8-16% 50% 20% Saturated Steam. Inc.8) 650 (4.800 (12. Water. This is a general guide only and should not be the sole means of accepting or rejecting this material.. ft): 1.1) 3385 (23.33 20 (0. 400 ppm max. Dilute Acids & Fluid Services: Alkalis. C-4430. Oils.800 (12.0) 3 to 11 2 to 13 3 to 11 3 to 11 3 to 11 3 to 11 0 to 10% 10% 0 to 15% 15% 0 to 15% 15% 15 to30% 30% 0 to 15% 15% 0 to 15% 15% 0 to 10% 12% Max 0 to 10% 15% Max 0 to 10% 10% Max 5 to20% 30% Max 0 to 15% 15% Max 0 to 10% 12% Max 500 ppm max.600 (11. HTC-9850. 2900. 4300 HTC-9800.Off-White 7925 – Green 7950 – Blue Saturated Steam.7 3.7 kv/mm 11. ASTM D257.6 kv/mm 11. Cross-Reference In General GRI/DURLON® Gasketing Can Be Used In The Same Conditions and Services As The Following: 1 GRI/DURLON Garlock Flexitallic Thermoseal Teadit Leader 2550.2) 4014 (27. Water.8) 0. G® Durlon 8300 SF 5000 Klinger sil C-4500 NA 1100 NA 1100 9900.05 cc/min 0.0 kv/mm 3.5) 0. Thermoseal. While the utmost care has gone into publishing the information contained herein.4) 1.4) 2.7 kv/mm 11. 978. Solvents Hydrocarbons Fiber System: Carbon Binder: NBR Density. Teadit is a registered trademark of Teadit NA Warning: These materials should never be recommended when both temperature and pressure are at the maximum listed. C-4324. A Klinger Licensee. NA 60 3000 C-4401. 978-C. 3400 SF 2420 Klinger®sil C-6400 NA 1080 960.01) 340 (2.04 kv/mm 1/16" 1/8" 1000 ppm max.05 cc/min 13 13 13 13 - 14. Inc. Blue-Gard® SF1600. Klinger and Klinger®sil are registered trademarks of Richard Klinger.7 4.800 (12. and never reuse a gasket. Creep Relaxation 18% ASTM F152. Durlon 8500 NA 1090 940. Refrigerants Aramid/Inorganic NBR 1.8) – 0.3) 2931 (20..6) 3967 (27. Tensile Strength 1. Dilute Acids Refrigerants & Alkalis Aramid/Inorganic Aramid CR NBR 1.2 3515 (24.000 (13.7 (106) -100 to 800ºF (-73 to 427ºC) 554ºF (290ºC) 1500 psig (103 bar) 8-16% 50% 25% Saturated Steam. IFG® SF 3300. Properties and applications shown are typical. Never use more than one gasket in one flange joint.35 0. Oils. except ASTM F38 which is based on 1/32” sheet thickness. . Blue-Gard. 0.3) 1/16" Gb psi (MPa) a Gs psi (MPa) 8700 1/8" 1/16" 512 (3.33 200 (1.4) 1/8" 1/16" 400 (2. ASTM D149.03 cc/min 1000 ppm max.13 (0. 200 ppm max.7 (106) -100 to 700°F -100 to 700ºF (-73 to 371°C) (-73 to 371ºC) 548ºF (287ºC) 500ºF (260ºC) 1500 psig (103 bar) 1200 psig (83 bar) 8-16% 7-17% 45% 40% 20% 20% Blue 1.2) 3347 (23. 0. Oils.7) 2410 (16. Fuels.14) 200 (1.35 – 20 (0.3) 1/8" – – – 1/16" 650 (4.05 cc/min 0. AF-2400 Klinger®sil C-4201. Fuels. chemical resistance and other compatibility information.8) 650 (4.6 (100) Temperature.05 cc/min 9 5 x 10 ohm-cm 0. No application should be undertaken by anyone without independent study and evaluation for suitability.4) 1/8" 400 (2.GRI/DURLON Compressed Sheet Gasketing May 2012 . 1/16" Dielectric Breakdown. ST-706 Durlon 8400 Blue-Gard® 3700.2 2. field service reports and/or in-house testing. Water.500 (10. Flexibility ASTM F104 Line Call-Out 7900/7925/7950 7900 . Fuels. Be sure application is within the service limits of each DURLON material.3) 2931 (20. The data listed here falls within the normal range of product properties. Recovery 50% ASTM F38.2 2.7 (106) -100 to 700°F (-73 to 371°C) 548ºF (287ºC) 1500 psig (103 bar) 8-16% 45% 20% Color: Saturated Steam.2) 2359 (16. NA 1001 NA 59. SF 3500 Klinger®sil C-4401. g/cc (lbs/cu.0) 0. psi (MPa) Fluid Resistance.Page 4 Typical Physical Properties DURLON® Style 8300 8400 8500 8600 Black Gold Green White Steam.36 0. Inert Gases. Oils. 961 Durlon 8700 Blue-Gard® 3300 SF 2440 Klinger®sil C-5400 NA 1076 976 1 Refer to the manufacturer for PxT.33 20 (0.2 x 10 ohm-cm 1/16" 1/8" 1/16" 1/8" 1/16" 1/8" 1/16" 1/8" 1/16" 1/8" 3.

hydrogen peroxide. ♦ Available in RCA Style reduced contact area full face gaskets. sodium hypochlorite. PxT Chart . field service reports and/or in-house testing.1) 1600 (110. Warning: These materials should never be recommended when both temperature and pressure are at the maximum listed.4) Saturated Steam 400 (27.2) 1/16" Durlon 9400 600 1/16" Durlon 9000/9000N.6) 200 (13. Applications In the chemical. pharmaceutical and plastics industries include butadiene. homogeneously blended with pure PTFE resins that do not wick. Properties and applications shown are typical. This edition cancels and obsoletes all previous editions. While the utmost care has gone into publishing the information contained herein. Data reported in this brochure is a compilation of field testing. For applications above Class 300 please contact GRI Technical Services. 9200W (41. food and beverage and the railroad tankcar industries. No application should be undertaken by anyone without independent study and evaluation for suitability. ♦ Fabrication Services. psig (bar) (96.0) 800 (55. hydrofluoric acid. liquid oxygen. STEP GASKETS and factory WELDED for diameters over 60". vinyl chloride. DURLON Filled PTFE is available in LATHE CUT. DURLON 9200W is also used extensively in railroad tankcar applications.7) 1000 (69. we assume no responsibility for errors.3) 1400 Pressure. The fillers in DURLON 9000/9000N are engineered shapes. giving DURLON filled PTFE's more consistent physical and mechanical properties without voids. ♦ Independent testing has shown the fillers in the DURLON method to be more homogeneously blended than calendered. Specifications and information contained in this brochure are subject to change without notice. DURLON 9600 is an EXPANDED PTFE gasket material made with only pure PTFE resins.Page 5 9400 Pure PTFE resins with carbon filler 9600 Expanded PTFE Carbon filled PTFE is approved as a material of construction for anhydrous hydrogen fluoride (AHF). . liquors and digester in pulp and paper service. methyl methacrylates.5) 1200 (82. and never reuse a gasket. or layered filled PTFE gasket materials.9) 1800 (124. blood components manufacturing). 9000/9000N 9200W May 2012 . Never use more than one gasket in one flange joint. and styrene. Pure PTFE resins with barium sulfate filler Suitable for use in aggressive chemicals.8) 0 °F -100 (°C) (-50) 0 (0) 100 (50) 200 (100) 300 (150) 400 (200) 500 600 700 800 900 1000 (250) (300) (350) (400) (450) (500) Temperature For 1/8" material reduce by 20/30% Note: Sheet type gaskets are not normally intended for applications above Class 300. nitric acid. Including caustics. Improper use or gasket selection could cause property damage and/or serious personal injury. DURLON 9400 also demonstrates good electrical conducting properties. It has been tested and approved for liquid chlorine. caustics.GRI/DURLON PTFE Sheet Gasketing Style Composition Description Pure PTFE resins with inorganic fillers DURLON 9000/9000N is used extensively in chemical. separation and chemical compatibility problems found in the layered construction method. It is suitable for use in steel flanges and flanges with irregular surfaces. pulp and paper. and high purity applications in the pharmaceutical industry (9000N.DURLON® PTFE Gasket Materials Pressure .Temperature Guidelines Fluid: Water/Steam 2000 (137.

2 1. This is a general guide only and should not be the sole means of accepting or rejecting this material. Phosphoric Acid Oxygen .024) 1400 (9.2 827 (5. TiO2. Inc.9) ASTM F36. Tealon TF1570 Clipperlon 2100.. Pamphlet 95.173 99 (0. Oils. 5112.0 x 10 ohm-cm (ASTM D257) ― 61 ohm-cm (ASTM D991) ― 16 kv/mm (406 V/mil) ― 1 kv/mm (33 V/mil) ― -6 -5 5 Volume Resistivity. Improper use or gasket selection could cause property damage and/or serious personal injury. Nitric Acid.65) 0. chemical resistance and other compatibility information. Inc. ClO2. Oleum Filler System: Inorganic Barium Sulfate Carbon ― Resin System: Pure PTFE Pure PTFE Pure PTFE Pure Expanded PTFE -350 to 520°F (-212 to 271°C) 500ºF (260ºC) -350 to 520°F (-212 to 271°C) 500ºF (260ºC) -350 to 550°F (-212 to 288°C) 500ºF (260ºC) -350 to 600°F (-212 to 316°C) 500ºF (260ºC) 1500 psig (103 bar) 1500 psig (103 bar) 1500 psig (103 bar) 1800 psig (124 bar) Temperature.L.2 (138) 2. Properties and applications shown are typical. This edition cancels and obsoletes all previous editions. and never reuse a gasket. Tealon is a trademark of E. ASTM D149.5 952 (6. Gore-Tex and GR are registered trademarks of W. A Klinger Licensee.6 1639 (11. Acids.000 (13.Thermoseal..262 65 (1.White Color: Fluid Services: 9200W 9400 9600 Granite White Black White Acids. we assume no responsibility for errors. psi (MPa) 2. Brown Caustics. O2 Certified . Klinger and TopChem are registered trademarks of Richard Klinger. Gore & Associates.5 (.BAM 2. Oils. Alcohols Steam. 1 ClO2.Page 6 Typical Physical Properties DURLON® Style 9000/9000N 9000 . Compressibility 8-16% 8-16% 5-12% 40-60% ASTM F36. 20063 Tealon TF1590..2 3. Steam.GRI/DURLON PTFE Sheet Gasketing May 2012 . Teadit and Qwimflex are registered trademarks of Teadit NA. 3 Exception. 2110 Durlon 9200W Gylon 3510 Sigma 533 TopChem 2003 Tealon TF1580 Clipperlon 2120 Durlon 9400 Gylon 3530 W. Fuels.01 cc/min 1. Conforms to FDA Note: ASTM and DIN properties based on 1/16” sheet thickness. Inc. 2 Check torque for non-metallic flanges.3) 0.5) ― Fluid Resistance. Range: Continuous.I. 2005. H2O2.1) 96 (0.22 55 (0. Acids. H2O2. Never use more than one gasket in one flange joint. field service reports and/or in-house testing. Liquid Chlorine . hydrofluoric acid.164 248 (1.8 (49. 5333 TopChem 2000. Garlock and Gylon are registered trademarks of Garlock. 3545 Gore-Tex® GR SQ-S Qwimflex SH Clipperlon 2130 1 Refer to the manufacturer for PxT.01 cc/min 1/16" 6. but should not be used to establish specification limits nor used alone as the basis of design. Data reported in this brochure is a compilation of field testing. Flexitallic and Sigma are registered trademarks for gaskets of Flextiallic Group.2 1937 (13.7) 0.68) F452111A9B5E11K6M5 1412 (9.4) 1/16" 639 (4. TiO2. Clipperlon is a registered trademark of LGT Corporation Warning: These materials should never be recommended when both temperature and pressure are at the maximum listed. . Be sure application is within the service limits of each DURLON material.BAM 3.1 (135) 0. Liquors. Recovery 40% 35% 40% 12% ASTM F38. Aqueous and Anhydrous Hydrogen Fluoride.1) 1/16" 1/8" 1701 (11.41) 0. Sulfur Dioxide. Oils.5 psig) @ 180°C (392°F) 0 to 14 0. Inc. O2 Certified .8) 1920 (13.7) 1/16" 1/8" 1200 (8. 1/16" Dielectric Breakdown.7) 1/8" 1/16" 1/8" 495 (3.5 (0.89 x 10 mbar·l/(m·s) - - 1.38) 4.2) 2100 (14. Specifications and information contained in this brochure are subject to change without notice.5 (156) 2. 1/16" M&Y Values M Value Y psi (MPa) Gasket Factors Gb psi (MPa) a Gs psi (MPa) 1/16" 1/8" 2. The data listed here falls within the normal range of product properties. The Chlorine Institute 2. Caustics. Gore Intertech® n/a n/a Durlon 9600 Gylon 3540.45) 153 (1. Cross-Reference In General. Liquid 2 Stock. 35042. No application should be undertaken by anyone without independent study and evaluation for suitability. DuPont de Nemours and Company and is used under license by TEADIT®.01 cc/min 7. pH Range (room temperature) 0 to 14 Leakage: DIN 3535 Leakage: TA-Luft (VDI 2440) 1 bar (14.36 15 (0. Steam. 2003. Creep Relaxation 30% 30% 30% 30% ASTM F152. ft): 2.7) 0. Intertex is a registered trademark of Intertech. g/cc (lbs/cu.05) 0. Conforms to FDA Notes: 0 to 14 0.4) 0.8 2765 (19. GRI/DURLON® Gasketing Can Be Used In The Same Conditions and Services As The Following: 1 GRI/DURLON Garlock Flexitallic Thermoseal Teadit Leader Durlon 9000/9000N Gylon 3500.55 x 10 mbar·l/(m·s) 0. 35103 Sigma 500.66) 0.3) 1/16" 1/8" 1. max: Pressure Max: Density. Alcohols Aqueous and Anhydrous Hydrogen Fluoride. except ASTM F38 which is based on 1/32” sheet thickness. Tensile Strength across grain.6) 4.01) F452111A9B5E11K6M6 F428111-A9B5 ― Conforms to FDA 1.Blue 9000N.437 14 (0. While the utmost care has gone into publishing the information contained herein.L.01 cc/min 0 to 14 0.1) F452111A9B5E11K6M6 ASTM F104 Line Call-Out: 1. Steam. Inc.

9000N. DURLON ® Technical Handbook © 2003-2012 Gasket Resources Inc.. or 1/16” DURLON® CNA sheet resulting in a cost savings vs. It is designed for use in piping and equipment in chemical. • AVAILABLE SIZES: 1 – 24” Class 150 Full Face RCA • SIGNIFICANT COST SAVINGS cut from standard DURLON® sheet. while preventing flange rotation. ® * Refer to the respective Durlon material selection in this handbook for specific information on each product. food and beverage and other general industrial applications where resistance to highly aggressive chemicals is required. • REDUCED CONTACT AREA = LOWER SEATING STRESS. The RCA sealing system combined with DURLON® PTFE STYLES can REPLACE STANDARD FULL FACE GASKETS in FRP. • RCA FULL FACE REPLACES standard Full Face gaskets. and in other nonmetallic and metallic pipe flanges where a low stress gasket is required. 9200W or 9600. • ALIGNMENT GUIDES – For easy positioning during installation • IDENTIFICATION TABS extend beyond the flange OD so even when bolted up you know the size and the gasket material being used.* ”x 1/8 • The DURLON® RCA™ full face gasket sealing system is a combination of DURLON® gasket materials and a REDUCED CONTACT AREA FULL FACE GASKET configuration for sealing applications requiring low gasket stresses. • LOWER SEALING STRESS versus standard full face gaskets. PVC. other low stress gaskets. The RCA™ configuration can be cut from 1/16” or 1/8” DURLON® 9000. GLASS LINED or STEEL flanges where a low stress gasket is required. The RCA™ configuration reduces total gasket contact area resulting in a lower seating stress at a given torque level. All Rights Reserved May 2012 . 0# 15 • – 8” AVAILABILITY: 1/16” & 1/8” DURLON® PTFE STYLES and 1/16” CNA STYLES. pulp and paper. PVC.GRI/DURLON RCA™ Low Stress Gasket Page 7 The RCA™ (Reduced Contact Area) Full Face Gasket Sealing System 0W 20 t ® 9 ke s N a O RL A G DU R C For FRP.

Generally we find that all non-asbestos gasket materials are temperature sensitive requiring the pressure to drop more quickly as temperature rises to insure the seal is maintained. the a Unloading Curve. vs. Gb and a. the fluid is not aggressive and that the ideal thickness is 1/16". We have reviewed performance by inhouse tests. the pressure to cause a leak of 1 mg/sec of helium for that joint is its tightness. The new ROTT . A standard test procedure. gives the gasket seating load and are similar to y in the present Code. Gs is associated with the operating stress and is similar to the m value in the Code. Part A In a manner similar to the traditional ASME Code method. Keep in mind that today’s sheet type gasket materials in general are intended for Class 300 applications and below. DURLON ® Technical Handbook © 2003-2012. Gasket Resources Inc.Helium approach to bolted joint design makes the tightness of the joint a design parameter. there is a relationship of pressure to temperature. and Gs give a design bolt load obtained by interpretation of leakage test data as plots of gasket stress Sg.000. Low values for Gb. controlled operating performance. Pressure . a. There is no one PxT factor to use as PxT can be a moving target. Find the highest pressure within the safety zone. The current m and y are difficult to replicate for non-asbestos gaskets and do not consider joint leakage. All Rights Reserved May 2012 .Temperature Considerations With gasketing. This is called the PT factor of the gasket (pressure times temperature). a and Gs.Gasket Factors. For example. Simple multiplication of the two will give you the PT factor. Some manufacturers feel this is the maximum level for safety. Tp. The proposed ASME constants Gb. a Tp min Tpn and Gs and the 10 100 1000 10000 100000 required tightness class Gs associated with the Tightness Parameter. we would need a material with a PT factor of 350. if the pressure is 700 psi and the temperature is 500°F. the PVRC Room Temperature Tightness Test (ROTT) has been designed to produce the constants Gb. Tp is the pressure (in atmospheres) normalized to the atmospheric pressure required to cause a helium leak rate of 1 mg/sec for a 150 mm OD gasket in a joint.. PxT Page 8 Proposed ASME Gasket Factors: Gb. a tightness parameter. design bolt load for a Gb Part B joint is calculated for operating and seating requirements from the new constants Gb. a and Gs are desirable while a higher value of Tp means a tighter joint. These limits will be increased for 1/32" but will decrease 20% to 30% for 1/8". Loading Curve. and in the field.GRI/DURLON . Tp minimum tightness. Generally the higher the temperature the lower the allowable gasket working pressure. Refer to the PxT charts on pages 3 and 5 for the highest operating temperature given for the application. a and Gs Gasket Stress. It is always assumed the flange is correct and in good condition. Sg (psi) New gasket factors to replace the ASME Code m and y are currently being developed by the Pressure Vessel Research Council (PVRC) and ASME. Since this is about the same as the OD of an NPS 4 joint.

0 FG/304 SPIRAL 0. Gasket Stress @ 400 psig Leakage.0001 DURLON 0. Properties and applications shown are typical. Specifications and information contained in this brochure are subject to change without notice. psi Gasket Factors: Gb 557 psi (3.6 3770 (26. and never reuse a gasket. Sizes & Types: ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Standard ANSI Class 150 and 300 Ring and Full Face: 1/2" – 24" Non Standard MSS SP-44 & API 605: 26" – 96" Non Standard Ovals: Handhole and Manway Gaskets All Heat Exchanger Styles Different metals available to match flange metallurgy.00001 CFG 0. hydrocarbons mild acids. water. Warning: These materials should never be recommended when both temperature and pressure are at the maximum listed. easy to install. Advantages: ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Fire tested/fire resistant – Passed the modified API 607 fire test Recovery/Spring Back characteristics for excellent sealing and thermal cycling. oil. While the utmost care has gone into publishing the information contained herein.Page 9 Corrugated Flexible Graphite Style Composition Description Flexible Graphite / Corrugated Stainless 316 Core CFG Designed for severe service conditions. ElastaGraphTM is a registered trademark of LGT Corporation Garlock.001 LOW STRESS SPIRAL 0. No application should be undertaken by anyone without independent study and evaluation for suitability.21 psi (0. Never use more than one gasket in one flange joint. mild alkalis. CFG is suitable for service in steam. GRI/DURLON® Gasketing Can Be Used In The Same Conditions and Services As The Following: 1 1 GRI/DURLON Garlock Clipper CFG Graphonic ElastaGraph TM Refer to the manufacturer for PxT. and solvents. we assume no responsibility for errors.01 cc/min Easy to handle. Blow Out Resistant – Metal core counteracts internal pressure spikes.1 -328°F (-200°C) 850°F (454°C) 1200°F (650°C) 3. the proprietary design of the corrugations gives CFG its superior sealing and recovery characteristics for tough conditions in the refining. spiral wounds.0000001 2000 Physical Properties: Temperature. . Improper use or gasket selection could cause property damage and/or serious personal injury.000 psi (207 bar) 0-14 FLEXIBLE GRAPHITE/TANG 0. temperature or chemical. Inc. Lr (mg/s) ♦ 4000 6000 8000 Gasket Stress.0) Cross-Reference In General. petrochemical and pulp and paper industries.8 MPa) a 0. Max: pH Range: Leakage vs. Superior Emissions Control – DIN 3535 gas permeability/leakage <0. and Graphonic. Min: Max. field service reports and/or in-house testing. In Air: In Steam: Pressure. chemical.000001 0. Seals tightly with lower bolt loads vs. double jacketed and traditional flexible graphite.325 Gs 2. Data reported in this brochure is a compilation of field testing.are registered trademarks of Garlock. Be sure application is within the service limits of each DURLON material.02 MPa) M&Y Values M Factor: Y psi (MPa) 10000 12000 2.GRI/DURLON CFG May 2012 .01 0. ♦ One thickness – 3/32" for all applications 1. This edition cancels and obsoletes all previous editions. chemical resistance and other compatibility information. DURLON CFG will maintain a tigh seal in a wide range of initial seating stresses making it the universal replacement for spiral wound.

chemical resistance and other compatibility information. Thermoseal. . Properties and applications shown are typical. SR and ST are registered trademarks of the Flexitallic Group Garlock.40 F868: 9FMF2 1 6 0. GHTMR and GHTME are registered trademarks of Graftech. Leachable Chlorides. Cross-Reference In General. This edition cancels and obsoletes all previous editions.Page 10 Description Homogeneous Flexible Graphite Standard industrial grade sheet containing no binders or resins. field service reports and/or in-house testing. and Graph-Lock are registered trademarks of Garlock. FGL316 Laminated 0. power plants and chemical process plants.pH Range: Test Method ASTM F36 ASTM F38 ASTM F495 DIN 3535 Part 4 ASTM 95 1 1200 100 1200°F (650°C) Saturated Steam -450 to 850°F (-260 to 454°C) -450 to 5.432°F (-260 to 3. Warning: These materials should never be recommended when both temperature and pressure are at the maximum listed. Improper use or gasket selection could cause property damage and/or serious personal injury. % @ 850°F (454°C) @1200°F (650°C) Gas Permeability.GRI/DURLON Flexible Graphite Gasketing Flexible Graphite Sheet Style Composition May 2012 . Moisture.80 F868: 9FMF1 Note: ASTM and DIN properties based on 1/16” sheet thickness. ® Graphoil .000 psig (207 bar) 0 to 14 at room temperature (except strong oxidizers) Physical Properties Compressibility.004" Stainless 316 Tang Core/Flexible Graphite Standard industrial grade sheet mechanically bonded on both sides of a . except ASTM F38 which is based on 1/32” sheet thickness. Inc. The data listed here falls within the normal range of product properties. GTTMB. FGT316 Laminated 0. % max. but should not be used to establish specification limits nor used alone as the basis of design. Be sure application is within the service limits of each DURLON material. % Creep Relaxation. Data reported in this brochure is a compilation of field testing. Used where high performance and handleability is important. GRI/DURLON® Gasketing Can Be Used In The Same Conditions and Services As The Following: 1 GRI/DURLON Garlock Flexitallic Thermoseal Graphoil FGS95 FGL316 FGT316 1 Graph-Lock 3123 Graph-Lock 3125SS Graph-Lock 3125TC Flexicarb LS Flexicarb SR Flexicarb ST HL SLS PSM GTTMB GHTMR GHTME Refer to the manufacturer for PxT. Sulfur ppm max. ppm max.004" thick 316 stainless steel metal tang core. Never use more than one gasket in one flange joint. Used in industrial applications such as oil refineries. Inc. A Klinger Licensee. No application should be undertaken by anyone without independent study and evaluation for suitability. % Recovery. FGS95 Typical Properties Carbon. Specifications and information contained in this brochure are subject to change without notice.000°C) 3. Used where stresses and pressures are high and improved handleability is important.002" thick 316 stainless steel foil insert. cc/min. Inc. This is a general guide only and should not be the sole means of accepting or rejecting this material. LS. While the utmost care has gone into publishing the information contained herein.40 F104: F517000B1M3 1 6 0. we assume no responsibility for errors. Temperature Range: Oxidizing: Non-oxidizing Pressure Max: Fluid Resistance . Specifications: FGS95 35-40 20 5 FGL316 35-40 18 5 FGT316 30-35 20 5 1 8 0. % Ignition Loss. and never reuse a gasket.002" Stainless 316 Foil Core/Flexible Graphite Standard industrial grade sheet laminated with an adhesive bond on both sides of a . Flexicarb. % min.

for one complete round and continue until no further nut rotation occurs at 100% of the Final Torque value for any nut. Final Rotational Round . Lubricate bolts. Use the appropriate cross-pattern tightening sequence in the sketch below for Rounds 1. HAND TIGHTEN. nuts and washers.Gasket Installation Page 11 GASKET RESOURCES INC. Use ROTATIONAL. or tightening patterns for large diameter flanges.Tighten to ft-lbs – 2nd torque value in torque chart (60% of final torque) • Round 3 . 2. measured at every other bolt.1st torque value in torque chart* (30% of final torque) • Round 2 . clockwise tightening sequence. 3.Tighten to ft-lbs . Replace components if necessary. Lubricant Used: (Initial each step. 1. Follow local safety procedures. All Rights Reserved May 2012 . 8. Check gap for uniformity. 7.Final torque value in torque chart (100% of final torque) *Refer to torque chart on next page Check gap around the circumference between each of these rounds. If the gap is not reasonably uniform around the circumference. PRE-TIGHTEN bolts • Round 1 . 4. Gasket Resources Inc.Tighten to ft-lbs . 1 12 1 8 1 8 4 3 6 • 4-bolt 8-bolt Final Torque: 20 9 12 1 13 5 8 5 8 16 17 13 4 9 4 10 3 14 3 10 3 22 11 6 7 2 11 12-bolt 10 2 15 15 7 6 7 14 16-bolt 2 11 9 17 5 12 4 18 1 16 24 20 9 6 2 1 4 7 2 16 12 5 4 3 8 5 13 21 3 14 11 6 19 20-bolt 19 18 10 2 23 15 7 24-bolt ft-lbs LUBRICATE.GRI/DURLON . bolts. DO NOT REUSE OLD GASKET. Consider retightening to help recover this loss.100% of Final Torque (same as Round 3 or 4 above). but DO NOT EXCEED 20% of Target Torque. 5. Install new gasket. AND flange surface AROUND BOLT HOLES. ® DURLON GASKETING . or use hardened steel washers.BOLT TIGHTENING WORK SHEET Location/Identification: Gasket Contact Surface Finish on Flange: Nominal Bolt Size: . contact GRI Technical Services at: (713) 856-9445. then PRE-TIGHTEN BOLTS to 10/20 FT-LBS torque. make the appropriate adjustments by selective bolt tightening before proceeding.com ** This page can be copied for use in the field ** DURLON ® Technical Handbook © 2003-2012. Be sure system is at ambient temperature and depressurized. 6. Visually examine and clean flanges. Short-term bolt preload loss can occur between four to twenty-four hours after initial tightening due to bolt relaxation. or tech@durlon. starting with Bolt No. nuts. TIGHTENING METHOD USED: Hand Wrench Manual Torque Wrench Impact Wrench Other Hydraulic Torque Wrench Date: Joint Assembler: For torque questions.) 1. Number bolts in cross-pattern sequence according to the appropriate sketch below. IMPORTANT! HAND TIGHTEN. and 3 and/or Round 4 (each sequence constitutes a “Round”).. 2. OR USE MULTIPLE GASKETS.

Torque 60000 Molybdenum disulfide 50000 40000 Load.Bolt Lubricaton / Flange Torque Page 12 THE EFFECT OF BOLT LUBRICATION Bolt Preload vs. All Rights Reserved May 2012 . Gasket Resources Inc. Size 5 11 16 4-bolt 1/2" 8 15 23 4-bolt 1/2" 10 20 30 4-bolt 1/2" 15 30 45 4-bolt 1/2" 18 37 56 4-bolt 1/2" 37 75 113 4-bolt 5/8" 37 75 113 4-bolt 5/8" 43 86 130 4-bolt 5/8" 37 75 113 8-bolt 5/8" 37 75 113 8-bolt 5/8" 67 133 202 8-bolt 3/4" 67 133 202 8-bolt 3/4" 78 156 236 8-bolt 3/4" 108 216 327 12-bolt 7/8" 108 216 327 12-bolt 7/8" 162 325 492 12-bolt 1" 162 325 492 16-bolt 1" 241 482 731 16-bolt 1-1/8" 241 482 731 20-bolt 1-1/8" 342 684 1036 20-bolt 1-1/4" ANSI B16. In a dry bolt up. lbs Bolt lubrication greatly affects the torque values used when installing gaskets.21 . a much higher torque value is required for a dry bolt versus using an effective lubricant such as molybdenum disulfide. 7 studs with 2H heavy hex nuts are used. And studs.Torque: ft-lbs Flange Size 1/2" 3/4" 1" 1-1/4" 1-1/2" 2" 2-1/2" 3" 3-1/2" 4" 5" 6" 8" 10" 12" 14" 16" 18" 20" 24" ANSI B16.5 RAISED FACE FLANGES ANSI B16.RING GASKETS 1/16” & 1/8” DURLON® Gasket Material . Size 5 11 16 4-bolt 1/2" 13 25 38 4-bolt 5/8" 13 25 38 4-bolt 5/8" 18 36 55 4-bolt 5/8" 30 60 90 4-bolt 3/4" 20 40 60 8-bolt 5/8" 30 60 90 8-bolt 3/4" 42 83 125 8-bolt 3/4" 47 93 141 8-bolt 3/4" 59 118 179 8-bolt 3/4" 67 133 200 8-bolt 3/4" 62 123 187 12-bolt 3/4" 98 196 297 12-bolt 7/8" 102 205 310 16-bolt 1" 153 306 460 16-bolt 1-1/8" 134 267 400 20-bolt 1-1/8" 188 376 570 20-bolt 1-1/4" 213 425 645 24-bolt 1-1/4" 234 469 710 24-bolt 1-1/4" 363 726 1100 24-bolt 1-1/2" Note: It is assumed that new A193 Gr. which can result in torque loss and eventual leakage in service. whichever is higher. ** A minimum gasket stress of 4800 psi or a torque value > 40% of bolt yield.GRI/DURLON . the effort used in tightening is overcome by the frictional forces between the bolts and nuts and to a greater extent between the nuts and nut facings. * Refer to the appropriate bolt tightening sequence drawing under gasket installation on the previous page for the number of bolts listed. 30000 As Received 20000 Dry 10000 0 0 100 200 300 400 Torque. Hardened steel washers are also recommended to reduce friction. or where an inefficient lubricant is used.. This can result in a lower gasket load and inadequate stress on the bolts.5 Class 150 RF Torque / Round (ft-lbs) Bolt Tighten Seq* 1st 2nd Final Dwg*/No. Lubricant should not be applied to the gasket or flange faces as a release agent.5 Class 300 RF Torque / Round (ft-lbs) Bolt Tighten Seq* 1st 2nd Final Dwg*/No. nuts and the flange facings on the nuts are lubricated with a never-seize type paste using the installation and bolt tightening practices outlined above. is recommended to reduce torque loss. DURLON ® Technical Handbook © 2003-2012. To achieve the same gasket compression. ft-lbs TORQUE VALUES – ASME B16.

Gasket Resources Inc.Chemical Resistance Chart A C The following information is a general guide only for the selection of a suitable gasket material as there are unlimited combinations of fluid. wet A Carbon Disulfide NS Carbon Tetrachloride NS Caustic Soda (NaOH) NS Chlorine.. All Rights Reserved May 2012 . 10% Hydrogen Sulfide (dry) Hydrogen Sulfide. as an acceptable gasket material for dry chlorine (liquid & gas) service. 37% A Acetic Anhydride A Acetone C Acetylene A Air A Alum A Aluminum Acetate A Amines NS Ammonia.GRI/DURLON . E Epichlorohydrin Ethane Ethyl Acetate Ethyl Alcohol (Ethanol) Ethylbenzene Ethylchloride Ethylene Ethylene Dichloride Ethylene Glycol Ethyl Ether Ethylene Oxide Fatty Acids Ferric Chloride Ferrous Chloride Fluorine (Gas. pressure and temperature conditions FLUID C A C C A A A A NS A A A A A NS NS A A A NS NS A C A A A A NS A NS A NS A A A A A A A C C A NS C NS NS NS A A A C A A A A NS A C A C C A A A A NS A A A A A NS NS A A A NS NS A NS C A A A NS A NS A NS A A A A A C A NS C C NS NS NS NS NS A A A C A A C A NS C C A C C C A A A A NS C C A A NS NS A NS A NS NS C NS C A A A NS NS NS A NS NS C A A A C C NS NS C NS NS NS NS NS A C A NS NS NS NS NS NS NS C A C C A A A A C A A A A A NS NS A C A NS NS C NS C A A A A C NS A NS C C A A A C C NS NS NS NS NS NS NS NS A C A C C NS NS C C C A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A NS A NS A A A A A A A A A A Acceptable Caution . ester) Hydrazine Hydrochloric Acid. (dry) Hydrogen Peroxide. Liquid<150°F A Ammonium Bisulfite A Ammonium Chloride A Ammonium Hydroxide A Amyl Chloride NS Aniline. Gaskets for chlorine or oxygen service should be cleaned before installation. Glacial(100%) C Acetic Acid. Gas <150°F A Ammonia. Liquid) Formaldehyde Formic Acid Freon Fuel Oil Gas – Natural Gasoline Glucose Glycerin (Glycerol) Green Sulfate Liquor Heptane Hexane Hydraulic Oil (mineral) Hydraulic Oil (phos. Aniline Oil NS Arsenic Acid A Aviation Fuels A Barium Chloride A Benzene (Benzol) NS Benzoic Acid NS Black Sulfate Liquor<350°F NS Black Sulfate Liquor>350°F NS Bleach Solutions C Boiler Feed Water A Borax A Brine A Butadiene NS Butane A Butyl Acetate NS Butyl Alcohol (Butanol) A Butyl Methacrylate NS Butylene (Butene) A Butyric Acid A Calcium Carbonate A Calcium Chloride A Calcium Hydroxide A Calcium Hypochlorite C Carbon Dioxide. (wet) Iodine Isooctane Isopropyl Alcohol Jet Fuel Kerosene Lactic Acid Linseed Oil Lubricating Oil Magnesium Chloride Maleic Acid Page 13 DURLON® COMPRESSED DURLON® DURLON® SHEET PTFE FG / Core 79XX 8300 8400 8500 8600 8700 9000 9200 9400 9600 None SS316 A NS NS C A NS NS NS NS NS A C A NS A A NS A C NS A A A NS A NS A NS C C A C C NS C NS A C A NS A A NS A C NS A A A NS C NS A NS C C A NS NS NS C NS A C A NS A A NS A C NS A A A NS A NS A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A C A C A A A A A A A A A C C C C C C NS C NS NS C NS NS NS NS NS NS NS A A A A NS NS C C C A A C C C C A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A NS NS NS C NS NS NS NS NS C C A NS NS NS NS A NS NS NS A A NS C C A A A A A A A NS A A A A A A NS A A A A A NS C A A A A C C C A A A A A A NS A A A A C C NS A A A A A A NS A A A A A C NS A A A A A A NS A A A A A C C A A A A A A NS A A A A A A A A A A A A A NS A A A A A A NS A A A A A A C A A A A A A NS A A A A A A A A A A A A A C A A A A A A NS A A A A A A C A A A A A A A A A A A A NS A A A A A A NS NS NS NS NS NS C NS C A A A A A A A A A A A A A See Refrigerants NS C A A A A A A NS A A A A A A A NS NS A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A NS C A A A A C C NS C A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A C C A A A A A A NS NS A A A A A A C C A A A A A A NS NS A A A A A NS NS NS A A A A A NS NS NS NS A A A A NS NS NS NS NS A A A NS A A A A A A A A NS NS A A A A A NS C C A A A A C C C A A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A A NS A A A A NS NS NS C A A A A A A A A A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A A A A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A A A A A A A A NS C NS A A A A A A * Durlon 9000 is listed in Pamphlet 95 of the Chlorine Institute. DURLON ® Technical Handbook © 2003-2012. 30% Hydrochloric Acid. liquid (dry) * NS Chlorine (wet) * NS Chlorine Dioxide NS Chlorobenzene NS Chromic Acid NS Citric Acid A Coal Gas A Copper Sulfate A Corn Oil A Cotton Seed Oil A Creosote (Coal Tar) A Cresol C Crude Oil A Cumene NS Cyclohexane A - A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A C A A A NS A A A A A A A A A C NS C A A A A A A A C A A A A A A A A A A A A C A A A A A A A A A A NS A A A A A A A A C A C A NS A A A A A A A A A C NS NS A A C A A A A NS A A A A A A A A A A C NS NS A A A A A A A A A A NS A FLUID Detergent Solutions Diacetone Alcohol Dibenzyl Ether Dibutylamine Diesel Fuel Dimethyl Acetamide Dimethylformamide Dioxane Dowtherm A.Depends on Conditions Not Suitable NS - DURLON® COMPRESSED DURLON® DURLON® SHEET PTFE FG / Core 79XX 8300 8400 8500 8600 8700 9000 9200 9400 9600 None SS316 Acetic Acid. Conc Hydrofluoric Acid <150°F Hydrofluoric Acid >150°F Hydrogen Hydrogen Chloride.

or experience. Saturated(150psig) Steam. The substances listed above are evaluated for their effect on the gasket materials at ambient temperature (-40°F to 100°F. however. Superheated Stearic Acid Stoddard Solvent Styrene Sulfite Liquors Sulfur (molten) Sulfur Dioxide Sulfuric Acid. no guarantee can be given as to the actual performance experienced by the end user. This information is a general guide for the selection of a suitable gasket material. 45% Potassium Chloride Potassium Hydroxide Potassium Nitrate Propane Propylene Pydrauls. DURLON® COMPRESSED DURLON® DURLON® SHEET PTFE FG / Core 79XX 8300 8400 8500 8600 8700 9000 9200 9400 9600 None SS316 A A A NS C A NS A A A NS A NS NS A A A NS A NS A NS A NS C A C C A NS C NS NS NS NS A A C A NS NS C A A A A C C C A A A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A A A NS NS NS NS A A C C NS C A A A A NS C A A C NS NS NS A A A A C NS A A A A NS A A A A A A A A A NS NS NS NS A A A A A A A A NS NS NS NS A A NS NS NS NS A A A A NS C A A A A NS C A A A A NS C A A NS NS NS NS A NS A C NS C A A NS NS NS NS A A A A NS C A A NS NS NS NS A A A A NS C A A NS NS NS NS A A C C NS C A A A A A A A A A A C C A A C C C C A A A A NS C A A NS NS NS NS A A C C NS NS A A NS NS NS NS A A NS NS NS NS A A NS NS NS NS A A NS NS NS NS C C A A NS NS A A A A C A A A C C C A A A A A C A A A C C NS C A A C C NS A A A C C NS A A A A A C A A A A A NS A A A A A NS A A A A A NS A A A C C NS A A A C C NS A A A C C NS A A A *** With Polyol Ester Oil A A A A A A A A A A NS A NS NS A A A NS A A A A A A A A A C A A A A A A C A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A C A A A A A A A A A A A NS NS A A A NS A A A A A A A A C A A A C A C C NS A A A C - C A A NS A A NS A A A A A NS NS A A A NS A NS C A A A C A C A A A C A C C NS A C A C - FLUID Refrigerant 402b Refrigerant Blend 404a*** Sea Water Silver Nitrate Soap Solutions Sodium Bisulfite Sodium Carbonate Sodium Chloride Sodium Hydroxide Sodium Hypochlorite Sodium Nitrate Sodium Silicate Sodium Sulfate Sour Crude Oil Steam. For unusual conditions of fluid concentrates. 20% Sulfuric Acid. A more complete listing of chemicals and recommendations. internal pressures or temperature consult your representative.com DURLON ® Technical Handbook © 2003-2012.Chemical Resistance Chart FLUID Mercury Methane Methyl Alcohol (Methanol) Methylene Chloride Methyl Ethyl Ketone Mineral Oil Muriatic Acid Naphtha Natural Gas Nickel Sulfate Nitric Acid.GRI/DURLON . and up to date revisions can be found at: www. <30% Nitrogen Nitrogen Dioxide Nitrogen Tetroxide Octane Oil.durlon. Crude Oil. we have used “C” caution on these products. gas. Fuming SUVA Tar Tetrachloroethane Tetrahydrofuran (THF) Toluene Transformer Oil Transmission Fluid Trichloroethylene Triethanolamine Turpentine Urea Varsol Vegetable Oil Vinegar Vinyl Acetate Vinyl Chloride Water White Sulfate Liquor White Spirit Xylene Zinc Chloride Zinc Nitrate Zinc Sulfate Page14 DURLON® COMPRESSED DURLON® DURLON® SHEET PTFE FG / Core 79XX 8300 8400 8500 8600 8700 9000 9200 9400 9600 None SS316 C A A C A A A A C NS A A A A A NS A A NS C C NS NS NS NS NS C A A A A A A A A NS A A A A A NS A A NS A C C NS NS NS NS C A A C A A A A C NS A A A A A NS A A NS C C NS NS NS NS NS A C NS NS A A C C A A A A A C NS A A A NS A C A A C NS NS A A C C A A A A A C NS A A A NS A C A A C NS NS A A C C A A A A A C NS A A A NS A C A NS NS A C A A A A C C C A A NS C NS C NS NS C NS NS NS NS NS NS A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A A A A C A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A NS A A A A C C C A A C A C NS C A A A A C C A A A A A A C A A A A A A A C A A A A A A C A A A A A A NS NS NS NS NS A A A A A A A A A C A A A A A A NS A A A A A A C A A A A A C C A A A A A A NS A A A A A A NS A A A A A NS NS A C A A NS NS NS A NS NS A NS NS NS A NS NS A NS NS See Refrigerants C C A A A A A A NS NS A A A A A A NS NS A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A NS NS A A A A A A C A A A A A C C NS C A A A A A A A A A A A A A A NS NS A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A C A A A A A A A NS C A A A A A A NS NS A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A C C A A A A A A NS NS A A A A A A A A A A A A A A C C A A C A C C A A A A A A A A Gaskets for chlorine or oxygen service require cleaning before installation. 7925. Skydrols Pyridine Red Sulfite Liquor Red Sulfite Liquor > 200°F Red Sulfite Liquor > 380°F Refrigerant R-11 ** Refrigerant R-12 ** Refrigerant R-22 ** Refrigerant R-113 ** Refrigerant HCFC 123 ** Refrigerant HCFC 124 *** Refrigerant HFC 125 *** Refrigerant HFC 134a *** Refrigerant HCFC 141b Refrigerant HFC 236fa Refrigerant Blend H 62*** Refrigerant Blend HP80 Refrigerant Blend HP81 Refrigerant 402a ** With Mineral Oil. see pages 3-4 for additional information. Conc. Gasket Resources Inc. All Rights Reserved May 2012 . There are several fluids used in food which can be sealed by SBR. Conc>200°F Sulfuric Acid.gasketresources. or -40ºC to 38ºC) unless stated otherwise.. liquid Pentane Perchloroethylene Petroleum Phenol Phosphoric Acid.com or www. Durlon 79XX represents Durlon 7900. Mineral Oleum (H2SO4) Oxalic Acid Oxygen. and 7950. however due to flavor pickup. This Chemical Resistance Chart supersedes and obsoletes all previously issued charts. Sulfuric Acid. This evaluation is based on laboratory or field tests.

001 1 1 Force Weight kg g Stress or Pressure MPa MPa N/mm2 bar bar in.00069 1.001 1 0.738 0.000 100 10 0.016 cm3 cm3 mg/kg 1000 1 1 0.3048 0. mercury Torque g-cm N-m Density g/cm3 Volume/Flow L mL ppm (by mass) Temperature °C DURLON ® Technical Handbook © 2003-2012.kilometer .102 4.4482 9.034 1000 1 14. All Rights Reserved °F 1.inch .40 0.000.001 0.gram Multiples and sub-multiples of SI units Factor by which the unit is multiplied 1.millimeter .000.5556 after subtracting 32 May 2012 ® Registered Trademark.1 0.Pascal .2046 0.International Metric Standard .Useful Conversion Factors Page 15 Abbreviations SI km m cm mm N MPa kgf .000 1.453593 28.0352 0.001 N N lbf kgf 0. Gasket Resources Inc.4278 0.foot .36 lbs/ft3 62. .centimeter .meter .MegaPascal .22482 0..035 in-lb ft-lb 1150 0.1 0.yard .ounce .kilogram force in ft yd oz lb L Pa g .pound .54 25.807 lb oz 2.liter .3937 0.006895 0.Newton .504 0.0394 3. Gasket Resources Inc.001 106 103 102 101 10-1 10-2 10-3 10-6 Prefix Symbol mega kilo hecto deca deci centi milli micro M k h da d c m µ Conversion Factors A B To convert A to B multiply A by To convert B to A multiply B by Length cm mm m in in in ft mils 0.06895 10 2.4912 0.GRI/DURLON .01 0.2808 1000 2.8 before adding 32 0.3495 psi kPa MPa psig MPa psig 145.