DESCRIPTIONShim 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.
SERVICEUsed 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.
APPROVALS/COMPLIANCEBAM – Oxygen approved
GRAPHITE STAINLESS SHIM
|Compression||ASTM F36J||42% to 50%|
|Residual Stress||BS7531 40N/mm² @ 300°C||35 MPa|
|Gas Leakage||ASTM F152||<1.0 ml/min|
|Ash Content||1.0% max|
|Chloride Content||45 ppm max|