NetComposites

Connecting you to the composites industry

Advertisement

Valtec Composite Seals Offer Improved Sealing Performance

  • Friday, 14th January 2005
  • 0 comments
  • Reading time: less than a minute

UK manufacturer of seals and engineering solutions, introduces a new seal manufactured from non-woven aramid fibres to meet existing and upcoming fugitive emissions legislation.

Valtec 7250 is constructed by using two end rings of non woven fibres with a high carbon content which are impregnated with a PTFE/graphite impregnation. The intermediate rings consist of aramid non-woven fibres with a PTFE impregnation.

The very low coefficient of friction makes the packing set ideal for control valves, where both minimised friction and leakage are required. But this packing set offers also superior performance for standard valve applications in the chemical and processing industry.

FTL seals identify the main features and benefits to include an extremely low leakage rate compared with graphite sealing systems thanks to high cross-sectional density; low friction compared with graphite sealing systems because of dense PTFE impregnation and improved performance under high temperatures and temperature cycling due to fibre reinforcement.


For more information visit:


Share this article


More News


Comments (0)

Sign in or create an account to join in the discussion.

Leave your comment

Advertisement

Upcoming Events

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Follow us
Subscribe to our email newsletter

Subscribe to receive our weekly round-up of all the industry's latest news, jobs, events and more!

We'll always keep your personal details secure and will never share them with third parties for marketing purposes. You can unsubscribe at any time. For further details on how we may use your data, please visit our Privacy Policy.