Gaskets and Sheet Jointings

Gaskoid Jointing

Economical cellulose-based material impregnated with plasticised gelatine. It is brown in colour with a smooth finish. 

Typical applications
Predominantly used in the automotive sector as a gasket material for carburettors, fuel and oil pumps, gear casings and pipeline flanges. It is ideal for use at low bolt loadings.

Chemical properties
Excellent resistance to fuels, oils and most organic solvents.

Service capabilities
Maximum operating pressure :    1MPa/10bar
Operating temperature range :    -20°C to +120°C.

Physical properties
(Unless otherwise stated, values are typical)
Residual stress, MPa:  26.0  (BS7531)
Tensile stress, MPa minimum:  12  (ASTM F152)
Compressibility @ 70kg/cm², %:  20-40  (ASTM F36G)
Fluid ageing (22h @ 21°C) :
    IRM 903, weight increase, % maximum:  15
                  thickness increase, % maximum:  5
    ASTM Fuel B, weight increase, % maximum: 15
                  thickness increase, % maximum:  5

How supplied
Precision cut gaskets to any shape, size or quantity. In rolls 1m wide to any length. Thicknesses 0.15mm, 0.25mm, 0.4mm, 0.5mm, 0.8mm, 1mm, 1.2mm, 1.6mm, 2mm, 3.2mm.