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  Metallic & semi-metallic gaskets
Machined Metal Gaskets
 
DESCRIPTION
Solid metal gaskets that are precision machined to a variety of complex profiles for special industrial and defence duties.

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS
• Ultra-high vacuum equipment.
• Refrigeration plant.
• Hydraulic systems.
• Oxygen lines.
 
PRIME FEATURES
• Lens section – resists overstressing in high pressure duties.
• Convex section – centralised loading of gasket is achieved by a reduction in loaded area.
• Wedge section – positively locates a gasket in a cylindrical application. Gasket lip energised by bolting or internal pressure.
• Double cone section – for large diameter, high pressure duties.
• Weld ring gaskets – for critical applications where leak-proof joint is essential. Back-up gasket may be desirable.
• Ring joint orifice/blanking gaskets.
 
MATERIALS
Include: soft carbon steel, stainless and alloy steels, Duplex, Monel, Inconel, Incoloy, nickel. Also S316L Urea Grade stainless for highly corrosive environments.
 
HOW SUPPLIED
Manufactured to international standards and customer specifications. Often supplied to proprietary designs where confidentially agreements are in force.