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).
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.
*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.
Technical Specs for Garlock IFG 5500