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The importance of backup rings to O rings

Backup rings are ultimately used to help stop o ring migration, and they achieve this in both static and dynamic fluid power applications as the pressure cycles occur, preventing the extrusion of an o ring in the gap.  Ultimately a backup ring is a rigid ring that...

Gasket manufacturing process explained

Specialist Sealing Products have been providing high-quality gaskets to customers throughout the UK for many years. We pride ourselves in the range of gaskets we have available, suitable for a variety of applications across a range of industries.  Rubber gaskets are...

Designing seals for the food industry

There’s a number of factors to take into consideration when designing seals for the food industry. That’s because seals used within this sector need to work exceptionally hard in all food processing environments where hygiene and health and safety are of the utmost...

Storing your gaskets!

A strange headline for a gasket article, we know.  However, it’s an important area and one, which in this sector is often overlooked.  When we think about most products or items in and around our homes and business, we will recognise that most come with manufacturing...

Flange Gasket materials – What you need to know

Getting the most out of flange gasket materials and ensuring the performance of the gasket is not affected when you come to use it, means several things must be taken into consideration.  For example, factors such as their design, how they’re manufactured, installed,...

Spiral Wound Gaskets and Sheet Gaskets

Gaskets come in a range of different shapes and sizes.  All are offering similar functionality; gaskets are produced using a range of different materials to suit a range and a variety of environmental factors, industrial uses, and product requirements.  When it comes...

Benefits of Kammprofile Gaskets

Used to prevent leakage, gaskets are constructed to fit between a range of different sizes and types of surfaces in order to provide the perfect seal.  Typically used in pipes and heat exchangers, gaskets are widely used as industrial sealants.  Kammprofile gaskets,...

Purpose of a Kammprofile Gasket

The ultimate purpose of a gasket is to stop leaks while being able to deal with varying levels of compression.  When it comes to Kammprofile gaskets, these are ideal for standard pipeline and heat exchanger applications.  As due to their grooved metalcore, with a...

Are your gaskets completely compliant?

In industries where gaskets are not just important but essential, there are numerous challenges to be faced and considerations to take on board.  This is especially true when it comes to making sure this “essential” element is also compliant.  With the implementation...

Everything you need to know about Manway Gaskets

When it comes to manway gaskets, we want to keep things simple, introducing them as the small sealing ring found in hatches/openings that are constructed for large tanks. Openings which give people access to the inside of the aforementioned tanks and vessels. The...

SOFT CUT GASKET AND SHEETING MATERIALS

Soft Cut Gaskets are cut from raw sheet material, generally up to 1.5 metre square, and are available in a huge variety of different grades and compounds that between them are suitable to cover all applications and service conditions where performance and specification are essential. 

Whether you require standard size table gaskets to B16.21 / DIN / JIS to suit RF and Flat Face Flanges or you need bespoke sizing for the most complex of shapes, all can be produced and delivered in a comprehensive range of specified materials ensuring sealing performance over a huge spectrum of applications and service conditions 

Material Option Categories are;  

  • Compressed Non-Asbestos Fibre (CNAF) to Grade X and Grade Y specifications 
  • Graphite Sheeting – can include tanged or reinforced steel to increase rigidity  
  • PTFE Sheeting 
  • High Temperature (Mica) Sheeting  
  • Rubber 
  • Cork 
  • Felt 

All the above materials are available from stock in cut form for gaskets or washers or sheet form, generally 1.5 metre square sheets and thicknesses ranging from 0.25 mm  to 3.0 mm.  

Other sheet sizes and thicknesses are available to order 

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