NEW

Choosing the correct oil seal application

Choosing and using the proper sealing devices within oil and gas applications can be vital when preventing dirt, dust, water, and other debris from potentially getting inside and contaminating products.  Of course, all rubber materials and seals will provide a range...

Nitrile rubber, NBR, and Buna-N – how well do you know your o ring materials?

A widely used elastomer, Nitrile, Buna-N, or NBR rubber, are all oil and fuel resistant and provide a great level of strength, making them a popular material for seals across various industries.  Suitable for a range of applications, this versatile rubber material,...

Optimum squeezing force for an o ring

It is true that the more squeeze you place on an o ring, the tighter the seal it will provide. In essence, the more squeeze (compression) you apply, the greater the force between the o ring and its mating hardware.  And ensuring you have the perfect seal is all...

O Ring Squeeze

The squeeze and shrinkage on an o ring are vital to understanding as these factors stand in the way of your application either experiencing a perfect seal or your application suffering from leaks.  You can measure the shrinkage of an o ring during...

Keeping your o rings bonded

EMI o rings. Those seal ring gaskets are made of silicone compounds, combining environmental sealing with electromagnetic interference protection.  Consisting of metal or metal-coated particles, silicone o rings are filled with silver, silver aluminium, or nickel...

The importance of mechanical seals when reducing water consumption in mining

Environmental considerations are at the top of most industry's agendas in the 21st century as companies evaluate and improve operations, processes, and systems.  Conserving water in mining is one such area that is now being investigated further with the rotation of...

How choosing the correct gasket reduces risks

Health and Safety across any industry are vital, especially so in industrial facilities and settings.  Why?  Because harmful leaks and emissions must be avoided at all costs to avoid serious accidents or injury to your teams and property.  That’s why having the right...

How to tighten your bolts perfectly

How to tighten your bolts and which tools you should use to achieve the perfect seal is not as seamless and straightforward as we would like. Various factors come into play in these situations, such as bolt grade, size, and even application type.  Tightening torques...

Static and Dynamic o rings

A range of factors and application dynamics come into play when choosing a particular type of o ring.  You need to understand the type of seal exert you require, the dimensions, and even compounds.  Due to the nature of an o ring and its overall design, o rings use...

Gasket Sealants

Fortunately, no one gasket suits a range of applications, but rather we have a multitude of gasket sealants available to meet various specifications and requirements.  Ultimately, sealants are used to effectively ensure gasket seals.  Helping to extend a gasket's life...

Spiral Wound Gaskets

The Spiral Wound Gasket is a very versatile sealing product and has considerable mechanical strength and recovery characteristics. It is of semi-metallic configuration and capable of sealing a wide range of media across a range of Pressure (upto 450 Bar) and Temperature (-250 to +1000C)  applications 

Spiral Wound Gaskets can be used with various flange face configurations and it is this that ultimately determines what style of gasket is required.

Spiral Wound Gasket Styles

The main characteristic of the Spiral Wound Gasket is the sealing element itself which is manufactured by spirally winding a ‘V’ shaped metallic strip and incorporating a soft filler, generally Graphite, PTFE or specially developed High Temperature material and it is this that maintains an effective seal at varying temperatures and pressures.

The Spiral Wound Gasket configuration can also include an outer and inner ring. The Outer ring acts as a locator within the bolt circle and also as a compression stop supporting the sealing element and resisting ‘blow-out’ by preventing over-compression whilst the inner ring acts as a heat shield and corrosion barrier to protect the actual spiral element from media attack.

Material construction generally depends on the application conditions, predominantly media, temperature and pressure values, the most common construction being 316 Stainless Steel Winding and Inner Ring, a Carbon Steel Outer Ring and Graphite Filler Material.

Applications and Benefits of a Spiral Wound Gasket

  • Accommodates a high variation in Temperature Range
  • Accommodates a high range in Pressure
  • Used in Pipelines, Valves, Pumps and Thermal Exchanges

Industries Served

  • Petrochemical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Oil and Gas
  • Offshore
  • Marine
  • Pump and Valve

Installation

The Gasket Outer Ring fits within the Flange Bolts thus locating the gasket centrally on the raised face. The Outer Ring acts as a compression stop preventing over-compression of the sealing element avoiding potential ‘blow-out’. The Inner Ring acts as a barrier, preventing media attack.

Typical Filler Materials are

GRAPHITE 

  • For use with Hydrocarbons, Oil, many Chemicals  and Steam Service. 
  • 450C > 400 bar 

PTFE 

  • Oxygen Clean Service 
  • Resistant to virtually all Chemicals 
  • 260C > 100 bar 

MICA 

  • High temperature and High Pressure Applications 
  • 1000C >100 bar 
Spiral Wound Drawing
Spiral Wound  Type SOI

SOI

This is the most common type of Spiral Wound Gasket, having both an Inner and Outer Guide Ring. Generally used for Raised Face and Flat Face Flange applications

Spiral Wound Type SO

SO

This gasket is supplied with just an outer ring and may sometimes be used in similar applications to the SOI, though generally not preferred

Spiral Wound Type SI

SI

This style of Spiral Wound incorporates only an Inner Ring and is generally used in Male to Female Flange applications

Spiral Wound Type S

S

Used in Tongue and Groove, male to female and flat to recess flanges. Often seen in Valve bonnet and Exchanger applications.

Spiral Wound Gasket Material Configurations

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

Winding / Inner / Outer Ring Material CombinationsMaximum Temperature ASME B16.20 Colour Coding
Carbon Steel 500⁰C Silver
304 Stainless Steel 550⁰C Yellow
316/L Stainless Steel 550⁰C Green
316 Ti Stainless Steel 650⁰C Light Blue
321 Stainless Steel 650⁰C Turquoise
347 Stainless Steel 650⁰C Blue
Duplex 800⁰C N/A
Nickel 200 600⁰C Red
Monel 400 600⁰C Orange
Titanium 350⁰C Purple
Hastelloy B-2 450⁰C Brown
Hastelloy C-276 450⁰C Beige
Inconel 600 950⁰C Gold
Inconel 625 450⁰C Gold
Inconel X-750 1000⁰C Light Grey
Incoloy 825 450⁰C White

 

Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.5 CLASS 150 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
½14.219.131.847.8
¾20.625.439.657.2
126.931.847.866.8
38.147.860.576.2
44.554.169.985.9
255.669.985.9104.9
66.582.698.6124.0
381.0101.6120.7136.7
4106.4127.0149.4174.8
5131.8155.7177.8196.9
6157.2182.6209.6222.3
8215.9233.4263.7279.4
10268.2287.3317.5339.9
12317.5339.9374.7409.7
14349.3371.6406.4450.9
16400.1422.4463.6514.4
18449.3474.7527.1549.4
20500.1525.5577.9606.6
24603.3628.7685.8717.6
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.5 CLASS 300 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
½14.219.131.854.1
¾20.625.439.666.8
126.931.847.873.2
1 ¼38.147.860.582.6
1 ½44.554.169.995.3
255.669.985.9111.3
2½ 66.582.698.6130.3
381.0101.6120.7149.4
4106.4127.0149.4181.1
5131.8155.7177.8215.9
6157.2182.6209.6251.0
8215.9233.4263.7308.1
10268.2287.3317.5362.0
12317.5339.9374.7422.4
14349.3371.6406.4485.9
16400.1422.4463.6539.8
18449.3474.7527.1596.9
20500.1525.6577.9654.1
24603.3628.7685.8774.7
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.5 CLASS 600 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
½14.219.131.854.1
¾20.625.439.666.8
126.931.847.873.2
1 ¼38.147.860.582.6
1 ½44.554.169.995.3
255.669.985.9111.3
2 ½66.582.698.6130.3
378.7101.6120.7149.4
4102.6120.7149.4193.8
5128.3147.6177.8241.3
6154.9174.8209.6266.7
8205.7225.6263.7320.8
10255.3274.6317.5400.1
12307.3327.2374.7457.2
14342.9362.0406.4492.3
16389.9412.8463.6565.2
18438.2469.9527.1612.9
20489.0520.7577.9682.8
24590.6628.7 685.8790.7
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.5 CLASS 900 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
½14.219.131.863.5
¾20.625.439.669.9
126.931.847.879.5
33.339.660.588.9
41.447.869.998.6
252.358.785.9143.0
63.569.998.6165.1
378.795.3120.7168.4
4102.6120.7149.4206.5
5128.3147.6177.8247.7
6154.9174.8209.6289.1
8196.9222.3257.3358.9
10246.1276.4311.2435.1
12292.1323.9368.3498.6
14320.8355.6400.1520.7
16374.7412.8457.2574.8
18425.5463.6520.7638.3
20482.6520.7571.5698.5
24590.6628.7679.5838.2
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.5 CLASS 1500 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
½14.219.131.863.5
¾20.625.439.669.9
126.931.847.879.5
1 ¼33.339.660.588.9
1 ½41.447.869.998.6
252.358.785.9143.0
2 ½63.569.998.6165.1
378.792.2120.7174.8
497.8117.6149.4209.6
5124.5143.0177.8254.0
6147.3171.5209.6282.7
8196.9215.9257.3352.6
10246.1266.7311.2435.1
12292.1323.9368.3520.7
14320.8362.00400.1577.9
16374.7406.4457.2641.4
18425.5463.6520.7704.9
20476.3514.4571.5755.7
24577.9616.0679.5901.7
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.5 CLASS 2500 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
½14.219.131.869.9
¾20.625.439.676.2
126.931.847.885.9
1 ¼33.339.660.5104.9
1 ½41.447.869.9117.6
252.358.785.9146.0
2 ½63.569.998.6168.4
378.792.2120.7196.9
497.8117.6149.4235.0
5124.5143.0177.8279.4
6147.3171.5209.6317.5
8196.9215.9257.3387.4
10246.1270.0311.2476.3
12292.1317.5368.3549.4
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.47 Series A CLASS 150 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
26654.1673.01704.9774.7
28704.9723.9755.7831.9
30755.7774.7806.5882.7
32806.5825.5860.6939.8
34857.3876.3911.4990.6
36908.1927.1968.51047.8
38958.9977.91019.31111.3
401009.71028.71070.11162.1
421060.51079.51124.01219.2
441111.31130.31178.11276.4
461162.11181.11228.91327.2
481212.91231.91279.71384.3
501263.71282.71333.51435.1
521314.51333.51384.31492.3
541358.91384.31435.11549.4
561409.71435.11485.91606.6
581460.51485.91536.71663.7
601511.31536.71587.51714.5
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.47 Series A CLASS 300 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
26654.1685.8736.6835.2
28704.9736.6787.4898.7
30755.7793.8844.6952.5
32806.5850.9901.71006.6
34857.3901.7952.51057.4
36908.1955.81006.61117.6
38952.5977.91016.01054.1
401003.31022.41070.11114.6
421054.11073.21120.91165.4
441104.91130.31181.11219.2
461152.71178.11228.91273.3
481209.81235.21286.01324.1
501244.61295.41346.21378.0
521320.81346.21397.01428.8
541352.61403.41454.21492.3
561403.41454.21505.01543.1
581447.81511.31562.11593.9
601524.01562.11612.91644.7
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.47 Series A CLASS 600 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
26647.7685.8736.6866.9
28698.5736.6787.4914.4
30755.7793.8844.6971.6
32812.8850.9901.71022.4
34863.6901.7952.51073.2
36917.7955.81006.61130.3
38952.5990.61041.41104.9
401009.71047.81098.61155.7
421066.81104.91155.71219.2
441111.31162.11212.91270.0
461162.11212.91263.71327.2
481219.21270.01320.81390.7
501270.01320.81371.61447.8
521320.81371.61422.41498.6
541378.01428.81479.61555.8
561428.81479.61530.41612.9
581473.21536.71587.51663.7
601530.41593.91644.71733.6
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.47 Series A CLASS 900 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
26660.4685.8736.6882.7
28711.2736.6787.4946.2
30768.4793.8844.61009.7
32812.8850.9901.71073.2
34863.6901.7952.51136.7
36920.8958.91009.71200.2
381009.71035.11085.91200.2
401060.51098.61149.41251.0
421111.31149.41200.21301.8
441155.71206.51257.31368.6
461219.21270.01320.81435.1
481270.01320.81371.61485.9
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.47 Series B CLASS 150 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
26654.1673.1698.5725.4
28704.9723.9749.3776.2
30755.7774.7800.1827.0
32806.5825.5850.9881.1
34857.3876.3908.1935.0
36908.1927.1958.9987.6
38958.9974.91009.71044.7
401009.71022.41063.81095.5
421060.51079.51114.61146.3
441111.31124.01165.41197.1
461162.11181.11224.01255.8
481212.91231.91270.01306.6
501263.71282.71325.61357.4
521314.51333.51376.41408.2
541365.31384.31422.41463.8
561422.41444.81478.01514.6
581478.01500.11528.81579.6
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.47 Series B CLASS 300 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
26654.1673.1711.2771.7
28704.9723.9762.0825.5
30755.7774.7812.8886.0
32806.5825.5863.6939.8
34857.3876.3914.4993.9
36908.1927.1965.21047.8
38971.61009.71047.81098.6
401022.41060.51098.61149.4
421085.91111.31149.41200.2
441124.01162.11200.21251.0
461178.11216.21254.31317.8
481231.91263.71311.41368.6
501267.01317.81355.91419.4
521317.81368.61406.91470.2
541365.31403.41454.21530.4
561428.81479.61524.0159+3.9
581484.41535.21573.31655.8
601557.31589.01630.41706.6
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.47 Series B CLASS 600 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
26644.7663.7714.5765.3
28685.8704.9755.7819.2
30752.6778.0828.8879.6
32793.8831.9882.7933.5
34850.9889.0939.8997.0
36901.7939.8990.61047.8
38952.5990.61041.41104.9
401009.71047.81098.61155.7
421066.81104.91155.71219.2
441111.31162.11212.91270.0
461162.11212.91263.71327.2
481219.21270.01320.81390.7
501270.01320.81371.61447.8
521320.81371.61422.41498.6
541378.01428.81479.61555.8
561428.81479.61530.41612.9
581473.21536.71587.51663.7
601530.41593.91644.71733.6
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : ASME B16.20 : For Flanges to B16.47 Series B CLASS 900 LB

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NPSInner RingSealingElementOuter Ring
Inside Dia (d1)Inside Dia (d2)Outside Dia (d3)Outside Dia (d4)
26666.8692.2749.3838.2
28717.6743.0800.1901.7
30781.1806.5857.3958.9
32838.2863.6914.41016.0
34895.4920.8971.61073.2
36920.8946.2997.01124.0
381009.71035.11085.91200.2
401060.51098.61149.41251.0
421111.31149.41200.21301.8
441155.71206.51257.31368.6
461219.21270.01320.81435.1
481270.01320.81371.61485.9
Spiral wound Gasket Dimensions : For Gaskets to BS EN 1514-2 To suit BS EN 1092-1 Flanges

Spiral Wound Gasket Drawing

NOM PIPE SIZEINNER RING INSIDE DIAMETERSEALING ELEMENT INSIDE DIAMETERSEALING ELEMENT OUTSIDE DIAMETEROUTER RING OUTSIDE DIAMETER
PN10-PN40PN64-PN160PN10PN16PN25PN40PN63PN100PN160
101824343446464646565656
1523293939515151516161
2028344646616161617272
253541535371717171828282
3243496161828282828787
405056686892929292103103103
5061708686107107107107113119119
657786102106127127127127137144144
809099115119142142142142148154154
100115127143147162162162162174180180
125140152172176192192194194210217217
150167179199203218218224224247257257
175189199225231247247254265277287287
200216228248252273273284284309324324
250267279303307327329340640364391388
300318330354358377384400400424458458
350360376400404437444457457486512
400410422450456488495514514543572
500510522550556593617624624657704
600610622650656695734731731764813
700710722756762810804833833879950
800810830864870917911942942988
90091093096497010171011104210421108
1000101010301074108011241128115411541220
Contact Us
close slider

Your Details

Let us know how to get back to you.


How can we help?

Feel free to ask a question or simply leave a message.