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Garlock IFG 5500

Garlock Style 5500 Inorganic Fiber Gaskets

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Garlock® Inorganic Fiber Gasketing offers excellent thermal stability with minimal weight loss, reduced creep relaxation and improved torque retention. The inorganic fibers have excellent thermal and oxidation resistance, withstanding a continuous operating temperature of up to 550° F (290° C), and maximum spike of 800° F (425° C).

 
 

Features and Benefits

The Garlock® Style 5500 IFG produces a tighter seal with excellent thermal stability and minimal weight loss. The Garlock® Style 5500 IFG has a reduced creep relaxation and improved torque retention that provides optimal sealability. The Garlock® Style 5500 IFG can withstand a wide range of temperatures of up to 550° F (290° C), and maximum spike of 800° F (425° C). IFG® 5500 has passed the Garlock Fire Test and is ABS Fire-Safe Type Approved.
 
 

Specifications

 

  • Min. Temperature: -100° F / -73° C
  • Max. Temperature: 800° F / 427° C
  • Continuous Max: 550° F / 288° C
  • Max. Pressure: 1,200 PSI / 83 bar
  • Maximum PxT 1/16: 400,000 (°F x PSIG) / 14,000 (°C x bar)
  • Maximum PxT 1/8: 275,000 (°F x PSIG) / 9,600 (°C x bar)

 

Industrial Applications

 

  • Water
  • Aliphatic hydrocarbons
  • Oils
  • Gasoline
  • Saturated steam*
  • Inert gases
  • Most refrigerants

 
 
*Minimum recommended assembly stress = 4,800psi. Preferred assembly stress = 6,000-10,000psi. Gasket thickness of 1/16″ strongly preferred. Retorque the bolts/studs prior to pressurizing the assembly. For saturated steam above 150psig or superheated steam, consult the Gasket Supply sales team.
 
 
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