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Our Metakamm gaskets will seal flanges where the temperature, pressure, vibration and flow rates are beyond the capability of conventional gasket jointing materials.

The Metakamm gasket consists of a metal core with concentric serrated grooves on each sealing face and the addition of a soft layer of sealing material bonded to each face. Selection from a wide range of metallic core material and sealing layer options allows gaskets to be configured to the demands of individual applications and service conditions.

Metakamm gaskets are typically used for sealing flange joints on pipelines, heat exchangers and pressure vessels on steam, petrochemical, nuclear, marine and hydraulic plant.

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  • Gaskets are made in a wide variety of sizes and shapes
  • Wide range of core metal and cover material options for different operating conditions
  • Temperatures from cryogenic to +1000°C
  • Undamaged cores can often be fitted with new soft faces to reduce maintenance costs
  • Pressures up to 35 MPa/350 bar dependent on material selection
  • Metakamm gaskets with facings of graphite or PTFE are certified as meeting TA-Luft emission control requirements
  • Suitable for standard ASME, EN, JIS, DIN flanges
  • Special profiles include oval, rectangular, and heat exchanger shapes with pass bars
  • Products are manufactured in accordance with all relevant gasket standards to suit flange designations: ASME B16.5, BS 1560 (only part 3.2 is still current), ASME B16.47 Series A (MSS-SP44), ASME B16.47 Series B (supersedes API 605), BS EN 1092 (supersedes BS 4504), DIN, JIS and NF

Specifically designed from the outset to meet the industry’s most stringent requirements, Metakamm is available to TAT approved requirements of both Shell MESC SPE 85/300 3.3.2 Class B (H) for fugitive emissions and Shell MESC SPE 85/300 3.3.5 requirements under the Hot Operational Tightness Test (HOTT). View and download the Shell TAT certificate.

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