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Compression Packings

Valve Stem Suties

We manufacture 20 grades of compression packing for valve stem duties.

A number of these are highly recommended for VOC fugitive emission control, with our Supagraf® Premier independently rated as the world-beating product in its class.



Hardwearing - yet soft and flexible

  • Long-life sealing with aggressive slurries.
  • Clean 'white' packing to replace 'yellow' aramid.
  • Reduces stockholding - suits many valves/pumps.
  • Maximum system pressure: 15MPa.
  • Also highly recommended for pump duties.
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DuPont™ KVSP®

Fugitive emission control with Kalrez®

  • DuPont™ Kalrez® Valve Stem Packing.
  • Alternate V-rings of perfluoroelastomer and PTFE or DuPont™ Zymaxx® composite.
  • Five-part set can reduce valve stem leakage to 10ppm or less.
  • For valves at oil, gas, petrochemical and chemical processing sites.  
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High-performance packing for harsh conditions

  • Cross-plaited aramid yarn construction.
  • For arduous duties and abrasive media.
  • Approved for potable water.
  • Maximum system pressure: 15MPa.
  • Also recommended for pumps.
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Outstanding performance with aggressive media

  • Highly versatile packing of 100% GORE® GFO® yarn.
  • Approved for potable water.
  • Extended service life - by up to 400% in harsh enviroments.
  • Maximum system pressure: 8MPa.
  • Also recommended for pump duties. 
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Fluolion® Emulsion XA-P

High performance packing for caustic chemicals

  • Universal packing of a unique synthetic yarn, cross-plaited over an elastomeric core.
  • Excellent chemical and abrasion resistance.
  • Maximum system pressure: 10MPa.
  • Also recommended for pumps.
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Fluolion® Filament D

Potable water and chemical processing duties

  • PTFE-based packing cleansed of all organic matter and volatile content.
  • Approved for potable water services.
  • Maximum system pressure: 25MPa.
  • Also suitable for slow speed pumps.
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Fluolion® Filament L

Exellent chemical resistance

  • Cross-plaited in tough, thermally stable PTFE fibre yarn.
  • Long-life valve sealing with minimum maintenance.
  • Chemical compatibility: pH 0-14.
  • Maximum system pressure: 15MPa.
  • Also suitable for pumps.
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High temperature steam and aggressive chemicals

  • Graphite filament yarn lubricated with pure graphite.
  • For control valves and stop valves with steam or chemicals.
  • Wide temperature range: -50°C to +550°C.
  • Maximum system pressure: 15MPa or higher.
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Designed for slurries and abrasive media

  • Aramid at corners, PTFE/graphite in the body, over an elastomeric core.
  • Long sealing life with highly abrasive media.
  • Approved for potable water.
  • Maximum system pressure: 25MPa.
  • Also recommended for pumps.
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Our economical, universal packing

  • Graphite and PTFE yarn construction
  • Durable, high strength, low friction material.
  • Resists steam, fuels, oils, acids, alkalis, solvents...
  • Maximum system pressure: 12MPa.
  • Also recommended for pump duties.
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Our strongest rot-proof natural fibre packing

  • Ramie fibre yarns impregnated with PTFE.
  • Outstanding resistance to extrusion and abrasion.
  • Widely used in the mining and quarrying sectors.
  • Maximum system pressure: 25MPa. 
  • Also highly recommended for pump applications.
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Supagraf® Control

Long-term sealing plus fugitive emission control

  • High integrity sealing with low-friction for control valves.
  • Reduces fugitive emissions to below 50ppm to help industry meet EU IPPC Directive.
  • TA Luft and ISO 15848-1 certified in valves.
  • Long-term adjustment-free operation - over 100,000 valve strokes.
  • Maximum system pressure: 25MPa.
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Supagraf® LF Rings

Low friction plus fugitive emission control

  • Moulded rings of expanded graphite with special low-friction coating.
  • Fugitive emission control to 50ppm or better.
  • Retains low-friction with emission control for 60,000+ valve cycles.
  • Maximum service pressure: 25MPa.
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Supagraf® Moulded Rings

Exceptional operating qualities

  • Graphite foil preformed into endless or spilt rings.
  • Outstanding chemical and temperature capabilities.
  • Highest purity Nuclear Grade also available.
  • Maximum system pressure: 25MPa.
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Supagraf® RibbonPak

High temperature duties with aggressive media

  • Graphite ribbons plaited into length form packing.
  • Widely used for steam and chemical processing.
  • Outstanding chemical and temperature ranges. 
  • Maximum system pressure: 25MPa.
  • Also recommended for centrifugal pumps.
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Supagraf® RibbonPak M

Reinforced graphite for high temperature duties 

  • Graphite ribbon reinforced with Inconel® wires.
  • For very high temperature duties at power stations, refineries, metallugical plants, etc... 
  • Excellent chemical resistance.
  • Maximum system pressure: 30MPa.
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Supagraf® Tape

Maintenance expedient for valve stem sealing

  • Exfoliated graphite tape for swift application.
  • Suitable for steam, petroleum products, acids, etc...
  • Very wide temperature range.
  • Maximum system pressure: 7MPa. 
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Supagraf® Premier

World-beating fugitive emission control

  • Independently certified to TA Luft requirements.
  • API 622: average emission level of 10.5ppmV.
  • Top of its class in independent tests run on behalf of CAPI Group (Akzo Nobel, Shell, Dow and DSM).
  • Low friction on rotary and rising stem valves.
  • Maximum system pressure for general application: 25MPa.
  • Certified system pressure in BSM valve: 69MPa.
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Supagraf® PremiPak

Superior combination set for valves performing arduous duties

  • Graphite construction using class-leading packing rings.
  • For stop valves and control valves working up to to 450°C.
  • Customised sets also designed to match operating conditions.
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Valcor® Hi-Temp

Valve stem duties to 1000°C constant with gases

  • Recommended for slow rotary duties.
  • Withstands excursions to 1100°C.
  • Made from non-hazardous mineral fibres.
  • Competitively priced alternative to hard ceramic fibre materials.
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