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PTFE Band

KWO® Universal FR

ePTFE gasket tape with fillers

KWO® Universal FR is a gasket tape made from glass fibre reinforced expanded PTFE. 

The added glass fibres improve the mechanical properties and allow a higher operating temperature. The result is a considerably reduced cold-flow tendency, good recovery properties and excellent sealing performances at thermal cycling’s. 

 

 

 

  • suitable for repairs of flange connections in power plants
  • resistance to high gasket stresses
  • high thickness after installation
  • suitable for systems with changing temperatures
  • high mechanical properties
  • high chemical resistance
  • non-ageing
  • non-flammable

 

  • flange connections
  • heat exchangers
  • apparatus constructions
  • compensators
  • flue gas plants
  • blow out safety acc. to VDI 2200

Technical Data

MATERIAL100 % expanded PTFE (ePTFE) with fillers - self-adhesive
TEMPERATURE RANGE-268°C (-450°F) up to +270°C (+518°F), short-term +315°C (+600°F); recommended temperature range: from -160°C (-256 °F) to +200°C (+392°F)*
CHEMICAL RESISTANCEpH range from 0 to 12; high chemical resistance (except molten alkali metals and elemental fluorine)
PRESSURE RESISTANCEvacuum up to 80bar (1160psi) depending on the installation situation*
DENSITY1,00 g/cm³ +/-10%

*Note: Temperature and pressure guides cannot necessarily be used simultaneously.

 

FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY

Not for use in food, drug, cosmetic or medical device manufacturing, processing or packaging operations.