Cellulose Fiber Jointing
gelatine impregnated material, cellulose (vegetable) based fiber.
This is a very economical sealing material. It has excellent oil and fuel
resistance and has a maximum continous service temperature of 120°C.
It is suitable for the following chemicals:
Alcohols, Aniline, Benzene, Butane, Butyl Acetate, Carbolic Acid, Carbon Dioxide, Detergents, Fuel Oil, Gasoline, Glycerine, Hydrogen, Hydrogen Sulphide, Kerosene, Propane, Phenol, Sodium Silicate, Water(sea & fresh), Vegetable Oils, Xylol..
However it is not suitable for steam, alkali or acids.
Commonly used in the automotive industry among OEM manufacturers for gaskets
in carburettors, fuel pumps, engine housing or in axle covers. It
is also often used to seal hydraulic oil or water in machinery and other
simliar application where a low cost, low heat gasket is required.
in ASTM Oil No.3 22hrs
in weight 15% max, thickness 5% max
in Distilled Water 22hrs
in weight 90% max, thickness 30% max