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Packing for Sealing Heavy Petroleum Products

Product Announcement from Palmetto, Inc.

Packing for Sealing Heavy Petroleum Products-Image

4000AF Service

Aluminum foil is twisted (over a fiberglass core if desiringsome recovery) which targets this packing for sealing heavy petroleum products such as heat transfer fluids in reciprocating and rotating pumps, valves and expansion joints. Especially recommended in hydrogen sulfide often found in sour crude. Also effective in asphalt pumps. Best high temperature plunger pump packing especially effective when used with 1585 or 5080.

4010AF Service

Babbitt foil is twisted (over a fiberglass core if desiring some recovery) which targets this packing for use in boiler feed and condensate centrifugal pumps. Especially effective when used with 1585 or 5080 alternating rings. In reciprocating plunger pumps this material will provide extended service when alternated with PE1000.

Palmetto remains at the forefront of industrial improvements, developing new packing materials for our customers. We are committed to bringing you the most effective packings on the market and will continue our investment in new solutions to meet your most critical sealing requirements.

Palmetto Packings is a leading manufacturer of high-quality packing materials for pumps and valves. Packing is used to provide a "compression seal" for pumps and valves. Packing is also called pump packing, valve packing, braided packing, compression packing and mechanical packing.

With more than 100 years of demonstrated material expertise, we deliver premium packing solutions to solve demanding challenges across a wide variety of industries. We offer many different packing materials from PTFE, PTFE/graphite like 100% GFO®, carbon, aramid, flax, acrylic, flexible graphite, graphite and more.

You can trust Palmetto to keep your business running and manage your most critical sealing applications.


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