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Reinforced graphite packing type EGZ and EGZ/I

Packing from yarn from exfoliated pure graphite reinforced with a thin inconel wire. Exfoliated graphite, due to its thermal and chemical resistance, self-spreadable properties and good thermal conductivity is perfect for high-temperature braided packing. Reinforcing the packing with a thin inconel wire improves the mechanical strength and increases the thermal resistance. The variation with the symbol EGZ/I is additionally enriched with a high quality corrosion inhibitor.

Application

Graphite packing is used in valves at very high temperatures and pressures in contact with steam, oils, acids, except for strong oxidizers. 

DESCRIPTION OF PARAMETER

VALUE

TYPE

EGZ i EGZ/I

Maximum operation temperature in °C

600 (in anaerobic conditions, up to 2500)

Minimum use temperature in °C

- 240

Scope of pH

0 – 14

Type of reinforcement

wire CrNi ø 0,1 mm

Density in g/cm 3

1,2 ± 15 %

Fittings

p=320 bar

v=2 m/s

Colour

black

Dimensional range in mm

4 – 50

6-16 mm – roll at least 2 kg
17-30 mm – roll at least 5 kg



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