Metal-clad Gaskets

Metal-clad Gaskets

Properties of metal jacketed gaskets

  • Economical
  • Can be manufactured to suit narrow flanges
  • Range of materials available

The metal clad is the most basic and cost effective type of semi-metallic gasket, comprising of a soft filler material, which is then totally encapsulated within a metal jacket. The metal clad is commonly used in Heat Exchangers and can be manufactured with a range of different metals and high temperature fillers.

The most basic type of semi-metallic gasket has a compressible insert enclosed within metallic jacket. The insert material forces the metal to deform to suit the flange surface and affect a seal.

Metal jacketed gaskets are commonly used in heat exchangers though are often replaced by kammprofile style gaskets. Metal jacketed gaskets can be manufactured with a number of metals and high temperature fillers.
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