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  Compression Packing
KLINGER®44
 
A high purity, high performance, graphite fibre packing for both valve and pump applications.
 
K44 is only one of the extensive products in the KLINGER pump and valve sealing range. The range includes compression packings, moulded sets, low emission sets and specialised products.
This is an optimised range introduced to provide users with gland sealing products that meet today’s demanding services, offering effective and trouble-free sealing during application. To achieve this goal we have selected the best materials and the best production methods.
The result is the KLINGER pump and sealing range.
 
Ongoing Test& Development in line with KLINGER’s service and quality philosophy will ensure improved performance in your pump and valve applications.
K44 is produced from a high purity graphite yarn that KLINGER then lubricate with a special dispersion.
Klingerlock braiding produces a packing that is consistently dense with excellent volumetric stability.
The result is an excellent graphite packing offering reliable sealing performance in both valve and pump applications.
 
The additional lubricant improves the packing’s overall capability in dynamic applications and also acts as a blocking agent to improve sealing.
K44 will resist virtually all media over an extensive range of pressures and temperatures and is only affected by the presence of
powerful oxidisers. Although frequently employed on its own, the packing can be used as part of a specialised composite set in conjunction with either K3222 packing or K35 dieformed rings. Within these sets K44 acts as both supporting anti-extrusion rings and wiper rings.
 
K44 Compression Packing
 
Service Capabilities
When used in equipment in good mechanical condition and installed using our product guidelines the undernoted values apply:
 
Minimum operating Temperature    -2000C  
Maximum operating temperature    4300C  
Maximum steam temperature    6500C  
pH    0-14  
Maximum static pressure    200 bar  
Maximum rotary pressure    30 bar  
Maximum rotary speed    20 m/s  
Maximum reciprocating pressure    50 bar  
Maximum reciprocating speed    2 m/s  
 
Forms of Supply
KLINGER pump and valve packings are offered in a range of standardised packages:
Size: 3mm to 25mm
Length: 8 metres per box
Alternative lengths and weights can be offered upon request.
 
K44 has been specially developed for multipurpose use in all high temperature and pressure valves and also within pumping applications:
Chemical Plant & Chemical processing
Petrochemical Plants
Power Stations
Refineries
Boiler Houses