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General Service

Flax 1600 Flax-Ramie blend with tallow/wax and break-in lubricant. Often used in the marine industry for stern tubes and rudder packing. Contact Sealworld for specs
Flax 1607 Flax with graphite impregnate & graphite coating. Suggest upgrading to 1030AF or 1382. Contact Sealworld for specs
Flax 1613 Flax with PTFE coating is an inexpensive natural fiber packing. Suggest 1392S as an alternative packing. Contact Sealworld for specs
Acrylic 1007AF Synthetic yarn with graphite & lube. Inexpensive graphited acrylic packing. Consider upgrading to 1030AF or 1382. Contact Sealworld for specs
Acrylic 1347AF White synthetic yarn with PTFE & lube. Inexpensive white acrylic packing for general service. Also used for knife gate & wicket gate valves. Contact Sealworld for specs
Acrylic/Aramid

1340

Synthetic yarn with PTFE & aramid corners. Same as 1347AF, but with yellow aramid corners to add strength and prevent packing extrusion.

 

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Composite

1030AF
Recomended

Composite (4) yarns with graphite. One of our most recommended general service packings. Can also be used in valves.

If concerned about shaft wear try 1382 or 1389 GFO.

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Composite

1392S
1392H
Recomended

Composite (4) yarns with PTFE. Very good (non-black/graphite) general service packing with great sealability.

1392H has no added lubrication. Good for applications like valves or reciprocating pumps.

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PTFE / Graphite
(Excellent all-around packings for general service, light slurry and faster shaft speeds)
ePTFE/Graphite

1382
Recomended

ePTFE/Graphite. Good heat dissipation, sealability, wide pH range. Very good all-around general service and light slurry packing. Contact Sealworld for specs
ePTFE/Graphite 1389/
123GFO
Highly Recomended

PTFE/Graphite. Good heat dissipation, sealability, wide pH range. Excellent all-around general service and light slurry packing.

 

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ePTFE/Graphite VA1389

ePTFE/Graphite with flexible graphite core, which improves heat dissipation.

 

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PTFE/Graphite 1390 PTFE/Graphite stiffer than 1382 or 1389 GFO, making it good for reciprocating applications. Contact Sealworld for specs
Slurry / Abrasive
(Mining, asphalt, oil sands, wastewater sludge, dredging, etc.)
Aramid 1350 Yellow aramid packing with PTFE. If the application can use a black packing, consider PE1000 or PE1082. Contact Sealworld for specs
Aramid PE1000 Durable aramid slurry packing with graphite & PTFE. Seals and dissipates heat better than traditional yellow aramid. Often used in plunger pumps with alternating rings of 4010AF. Also popular in asphalt pumps. Contact Sealworld for specs
Aramid/ePTFE E1082
Recommended
Durable slurry packing with break-in lubricant for abrasive/gritty applications. For high pressure slurries, use with PE1000 as end rings to prevent extrusion. Contact Sealworld for specs
Aramid 1371 Durable white meta-aramid slurry packing. Less abrasive and wider pH range than yellow aramid. Contact Sealworld for specs
ePTFE/Aramid 1359 ePTFE/Graphite with yellow aramid corners to add strength and prevent packing extrusion. Often used as end rings with 1382 or 1389 GFO. Contact Sealworld for specs
TFE/Aramid 1364 / 1367SK White ePTFE with yellow aramid corners to add strength and prevent packing extrusion. Contact Sealworld for specs
PTFE Food & Chemical
ePTFE 1367S White ePTFE with break-in lubricant. Wide 0-14 pH range for excellent chemical compatibility. Contact Sealworld for specs
ePTFE
(FDA Compliant)
1367H White ePTFE with no lubrication, generally for static applications like valves. Wide 0-14 pH range for excellent chemical compatibility. Contact Sealworld for specs
ePTFE
(FDA Compliant)
1367FS White ePTFE with mineral oil break-in lubricant. Generally used in food applications. Contact Sealworld for specs
TFE
(FDA Compliant)
1367C White PTFE high-temperature FDA compliant packing. Best choice for high speed or high temperature applications requiring a white packing. Contact Sealworld for specs
High Speed / Temperature
Flexible Graphite

 

 

5000

Flexible graphite. Very good all-around high temperature packing for pumps and valves. (contains no wire)

For pumps, consider upgrading to either PINNACLE packing with added PTFE and lube or 5080.

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Flexible Graphite
(VALVES ONLY)
5000W

Flexible graphite with inconel wire. Use in valves or static applications.

For high pressure steam valves we recommend 5010.

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Flexible Graphite
(VALVES ONLY)
5010 Flexible graphite with much more inconel wire than 5000W. High pressure steam valve packing. Packing comes standard with a zinc dust coating to prevent corrosion. Contact Sealworld for specs
Flexible Graphite
5080
Recommended up to 650F
Flexible graphite with carbon corners. Excellent universal packing for pumps and valves. Very popular in power plants. Contact Sealworld for specs
Flexible Graphite
PINNACLE™ Flexible graphite similar to Palmetto 5000, but with added PTFE for better sealability and break-in lube. Contact Sealworld for specs
Carbon / Flexible Graphite / Aramid
PE5158 Carbon (PAN staple) with flexible graphite core & aramid corners. Excellent packing for paper mill stock pumps or other high speed or temperature slurries. Contact Sealworld for specs
Carbon
1575 Carbon (PAN continuous filament) packing with added graphite coating for high speed/temp pumps. A lower cost alternative to 1585. Contact Sealworld for specs
Carbon
1578

Carbon (PAN continuous filament) packing with added PTFE coating for high speed/temp pumps. A lower cost alternative to 1588.

 

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Carbon
1585 Carbon (PAN staple) packing with added graphite coating. Good for high speed boiler feed and condensate pumps. 1585 is often used with alternating rings of 4010AF.
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Carbon
1588 Carbon (PAN staple) packing with added PTFE coating. High temperature packing with good sealability. An industry standard in paper mills. Contact Sealworld for specs
Carbon
(VALVES ONLY)
4062AF Carbon with inconel wire for valves and static applications. Contact Sealworld for specs
Graphite 1555
Recommended up to 800F
Graphite filament packing with added graphite coating. Most often used when temperature exceeds the 650F limit of Palmetto 1575 or 1585 Contact Sealworld for specs
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