FLEXOID gasket material. Fluid resistance chart.

FLEXOID GASKET MATERIAL.

   FLEXOID makes more soft paper gasket material for the automotive and engineering industries than any other producer in the world.

FLEXOID gasket material 2mm

COMPOSITION

Plasticised gelatine impregnated material, cellulose based.

Gaskets for automotive and mechanical engineering from FLEXOID

CHARACTERISTICS.

Advantages:

Very economical. Price factor important when dealing with original equipment and replacement markets.

Excellent oil and fuel resistance.

Seals better at lower cost.

Available in roll or sheet form over a range of thicknesses.

Limitations:

Stored gaskets must be protected from wide changes of humidity and temperature to prevent dimensional change.

Not suitable for alkalis, acids and steam.

Maximum recommended service temperature: +120°С.

Standart Rolls 1m wide on 70mm I.D. cores

 Thickness (mm) Thickness (inces) Length (metres)
0,15 0,006 50
0,25 0,010 50
0,40 0,015 50
0,50 0,020 50
0,80 0,032 50
1,00 0,040 50
1,20 0,047 50
1,60 0,062 50
2,00(*) 0,080 25
2,40 0,093 25
3,20 0,125 25
4,80 0,187 15
6,40 0,250 15

* - Available from stock in Riga.

Gaskets of oil tanks from FLEXOID

Excellent oil and fuel resistance.

FLEXOID - makes more soft paper gasket material for the automotive and engineering industries than any other producer in the world.

USES.

    Prime market; automotive.

    Limited uses in industrial markets because of relatively low heat and chemical resistance compared with non-asbestos materials.

    Because of its ability to seal against petrol, oil and water at low cost, Flexoid is used extensively by leading British, European and US automobile manufacturers.

    Flexoid has a major market share in the big four of the European Economic Community, i.e. U.K., Germany, France and Italy.

Basic Engine.

Carburettor; Fuel Pump; Front Plate; Oil Pump; Oil Filter; Side Cover; Timing cover; Thermostat; Water Pump.

Gearbox.

Input Shaft; Exit Housing; Top Cover; Gearbox to Clutch.

Rear Axle.

Axle Cover; Axle Shaft.

FLUID RESISTANCE CHART

  Good Resistance
Medium Resistance
Not Resistant
Acetone    
Acids inorganic    
Alcohols Methyl/Ethyl/Amyl    
Alkalis    
Ammonia    
Aniline    
Benzene    
Butane    
Butyl Acetate    
Karbolic Acid    
Carbon Dioxide    
Carbon Tetrachloride    
Chlorinated Solvents    
Kresol    
Detergents    
Dibutyl Phthalate    
Ether    
Ethyl Acetate    
Ethylene Glycol    
Formaldehyde    
Freon 12 and 22    
Fuel Oil    
Gasoline    
Glycerine    
Greases    
Hydrogen    
Hydrogen Peroxide    
Hydrogen Sulphide    
Inks    
Kerosene    
Linseed Oil    
Lubricating Oil    
Methyl Ethyl Ketone    
Nitrobenzene    
Phenol    
Propane    
Propylene Glycol    
Sodium Silicate    
Steam    
Toluol    
Trichloroethylene    
Vegetable Oils    
Water / Sea Water    
White Spirit    
Xylol    
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