Metal Jacketed Gaskets

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 effect a seal.

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

 
Properties of Metal jacketed gaskets
 

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