The function of gaskets is to interpose a semi-plastic material between the flange facings, the material which, through deformation under load seals the minute surface irregularities to prevent leakage of the fluid.
Gaskets can be generally divided into three main categories as follows:
- Non-metallic Gaskets
- Semi-metallic Gaskets
- Metallic Gaskets
|Nonmetallic gaskets are normally used in low temperature and pressure applications. Usually composite sheet materials …Read More..|
|Spiral wound gaskets are semi-metallic gaskets that are used for high temperature and high-pressure applications. …Read More..|