Graphite Laminate with SS316 Foil Insert

Style 2030R

2030R is a graphite sheet laminate with reinforcement of .002” thick stainless steel type SS316 foil insert, adhesive bond. Made with high purity Minseal Flexible Graphite 2010-B Industrial Grade (99% carbon).

Equivalent: Grafoil, GHR, SIGRAFLEX

Main Characteristics and Properties
  • Excellent Sealability that meets stringent emission regulations
  • High Temperature Resistant, Chemical Resistant
  • Blow-out Resistant
  • Non-aging, no creep relaxation
  • Meets most industrial fluid sealing service requirements (Recommended for 150 and 300 class service)
316 Stainless Steel Foil
316 Stainless Steel Foil

Chemical Compositions of Flexible Graphite

Carbon: 99% Min.;      Ash: 0.8% Max;           Leachable Chloride: 30ppm Max
Typical Properties

Compressibility (ASTM F-36) 40%

Recovery (ASTM F36)            16%

Creep Relaxation (ASTM F-38)          Less than 5%


Working Temperature Range:

Oxidizing Environment, such as air: -400° F to 950° F (-240°C to 510°C)

Mild Oxidizing Environment of most gasket applications: -400° F to 1500° F(-240°C to 850° C)

Non-oxidizing Environment: Up to 1800° F, the limit of Stainless Steel Insert (Limit of

Graphite is 5400° F)


Product Applications

2030-R is an ideal sheet gasket material for most industrial fluid sealing applications. It is resistant to corrosive chemicals, high temperature, and high pressure. Can be used in refineries, chemical and petrochemical plants, paper mills, mines and other industrial fields.

Product Sizes and Options

Standard Sizes

Thickness: 1/32”, 1/16”, 1/8”      Sheet Size: 39.4” x 39.4”(Meter Size) and 60” x 60”


Cross-reference: Graftech GHR; SGL Polycarbon BSSC; Garlock 3125SS