Garlock® Inorganic Fiber Gasketing offers excellent thermal stability with minimal weight loss, reduced creep relaxation and improved torque retention. The inorganic fibers have excellent thermal and oxidation resistance, withstanding a continuous operating temperature of up to 550° F (290° C), and maximum spike of 800° F (425° C).
Features and Benefits
- Tighter seal
- Excellent thermal stability with minimal weight loss
- Reduced creep relaxation and improved torque retention provide optimal sealability
- Temperature resistant
- Withstand a continuous operating temperature of up to 550° F (290° C), and maximum spike of 800° F (425° C)
- IFG® 5500 has passed the Garlock Fire Test and is ABS Fire-Safe Type Approved.
- Available in sheet or cut gasket form
- Min. Temperature: -100° F / -73° C
- Max. Temperature: 800° F / 427° C
- Continuous Max: 550° F / 288° C
- Max. Pressure: 1,200 PSI / 83 bar
- Maximum PxT 1/16: 400,000 (°F x PSIG) / 14,000 (°C x bar)
- Maximum PxT 1/8: 275,000 (°F x PSIG) / 9,600 (°C x bar)
- Aliphatic hydrocarbons
- Saturated steam*
- Inert gases
- Most refrigerants
*Minimum recommended assembly stress = 4,800psi. Preferred assembly stress = 6,000-10,000psi. Gasket thickness of 1/16" strongly preferred. Retorque the bolts/studs prior to pressurizing the assembly. For saturated steam above 150psig or superheated steam, consult Garlock Engineering.