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KWO® Universal R

ePTFE gasket cord


KWO® Universal Tape R is a round sealing cord, which is manufactured with the same technology than the KWO® Universal Tape F Premium.

The round shape has no additional adhesives and is suitable for high purity applications, where the gasket is positioned in the respective wells provided.








  • excellent adaptability to all surfaces
  • suitable for flanges with tongue/groove
  • high tensile strength, low creep behaviour
  • harmless in contact with food applications
  • high purity, no adhesive
  • UV-resistant, non-ageing
  • nontoxic, biologically inert
  • valves
  • slowly running pumps
  • gate valves
  • stirrers
  • mixer
  • FDA 21 CFR 177.1550 tested
  • EC1935/2004 - suitable for food applications

Technical Data

Raw material 100% expanded PTFE (ePTFE)
Chemical resistancein the entire pH range (pH 0-14, except molten alkali metals and elemental fluorine)
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 +230°C (+446°F)*
Pressure resistancevacuum up to 100bar (1500psi) depending on the installation situation*
Physiologically inertphysiologically harmless in all recommended applications
Density0,65 g/cm³ ± 0,10 g/cm³

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