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The complete package for tank, crucible and furnace door sealing applications.
Our comprehensive range of tank lid packings developed to meet the increasingly stringent international regulations that cover the maritime transport of chemical and potentially hazardous cargoes. Extensions to the range cover the requirements of road and rail transport, plus static or mobile tank containers.
A specialised high-temperature product designed for high temperature static duties such as crucible lids in metal smelting applications and the sealing of furnace doors.
A state of the art packing design specifically developed for production in rectangular sections and at smaller sections to suit the smaller tank lid recesses of road and rail tankers.
Typical applications are seals to fit the smaller tank lid recesses of road and rail tankers.
A resilient elastomeric core, spirally wrapped with PTFE tape and surrounded by successive braided jackets of inert polypropylene yarn. Specially reinforced corners are incorporated to build the section to the required packing size. The braided structure is spirally wrapped with further layers of PTFE tape to provide an impermeable barrier to liquids and gases, then finally enclosed in a robust, abrasion resistant braid of PTFE yarns.
Typical applications are sealing of tank lids, main hatches, inspection and cleaning covers on tankers carrying all known bulk liquid cargoes in all International Maritime Organisation (IMO) classes.
A heat resistant grade of Tankatite. Similar in construction to Tankatite 440, but with braided jackets of high quality glass fibre yarns instead of polypropylene.
Typical applications are seals for tank lids that cover heated cargoes, such as molten bitumen, which need to be transported at elevated temperatures to prevent solidification in the tank.
A new economical grade of general purpose lid packing for tank containers, road and rail tankers, especially where the packing needs to be changed after each trip/cargo. It is a white packing constructed from spun acrylic fibre yarns impregnated with PTFE suspension. Dense but flexible, it is easy to cut and fit,
and to remove when it needs to be replaced.
Typical applications are seals for lids and fittings on tank containers for road, rail or static use that contain chemicals, petroleum products or foodstuffs. This general purpose lid packing for tank containers, road and rail tankers, proves invaluable when the packing needs to be changed after each trip/cargo.
A clean, length-form packing manufactured from an inert reinforced polypropylene yarn, impregnated with PTFE and an inert resin to provide a non-stick surface. It contains a resilient elastomeric core for improved performance.
Typical applications are seals for lids and fittings on tank containers for road, rail or static use, that contain chemicals, petroleum products or foodstuffs. Also for lids and fittings on dedicated tanks that handle aggressive cargoes under an inert gas blanket. It readily replaces moulded rubber sealing components and low cost packings.
This specialised product has been developed specifically as a lid seal to hold a vacuum within crucibles of molten aluminium. It features a resilient hollow-centred core of ethylene-propylene elastomer, over-braided with a jacket of filament glass yarns. The exterior surface is coated with a layer of red-coloured silicone rubber.
This exceptionally well-proven product is used worldwide as a vacuum lid seal for crucibles containing molten aluminium. It has also proved a great success on new plant using the latest AP35 technology.
Product also available in wire reinforced version - TorrLid 162C.
This highly specialised product features a resilient, hollow-centred elastomeric core that resists higher temperatures than the ethylene-propylene used in TorrLid 162B. The core is over-braided with a jacket of filament glass yarns, and the exterior surface is then coated with a proprietary graphite dispersion.
This well-proven product is used as a vacuum lid seal for crucibles containing molten aluminium. It is particularly popular with aluminium plants in the southern hemisphere.
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