Flexible graphite is a material that is prominent in the industrial world, specifically due to its applications in heat management and fluid sealing.  Experts understand the importance of flexible graphite in these respective fields because of its unique characteristics but …

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 MinGraphTM 2010A & 2010B Grade Homogeneous Flexible Graphite Physical and Mechanical Properties Typical Properties Related to Sealing Applications Tensile Strength: 725 psi (4.9 Mpa)Compressive Strength (ASTM C-695): 35000 psi / 240 MPa (Through Thickness)Compressibility (ASTM F-36): 43% Recovery (ASTM F36): 15%Creep …

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MinGraphTM flexible graphite is inert and resistant to nearly all organic and inorganic medium with exceptions of a few highly oxidizing concentrated chemicals such as high concentration of nitric or sulfuric acids, concentrated nitrates, persulfates, perbenzoate, and peroxides, molten sodium …

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What is flexible graphite or Grafoil®? Flexible graphite, or Grafoil® is a soft sheet form of compressed natural graphite made from exfoliated mineral flake (crystalline) graphite.  Due to its flexible texture, it is commonly called flexible graphite.  Flexible graphite is a …

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By Bob Rutherford, FSA Member [Linked article from FSA publication site] Many associations, societies and regulatory agencies have rewritten and redeveloped emissions and leakage standards and controls year after year. The partial list of organizations—based on voluntary consensus, regulation or legislation—includes …

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