Shim is a graphite laminate which is reinforced with a 316 stainless steel foil. The thickness of this foil is 0.1mm. The graphite and foil insert are adhesively joined together, the adhesive is chloride-free. It’s colour is a silver/grey finish.
Used for a wide range of applications including: steam sealing, for use with most chemicals and extremely easy to cut. Often used with thin flanges due to it’s easiness to cut.
Max recommended temperature : OPERATING 400°C
Max recommended pressure : 80 BAR .
These temperature and pressure guides cannot necessarily be used simultaneously and may not apply to all thicknesses.
BAM – Oxygen approved
GRAPHITE STAINLESS SHIM
||42% to 50%
||BS7531 40N/mm² @ 300°C
||45 ppm max