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Tuf-Flex Gaskets in 8", 10" and 12" Sizes

Tuf-Flex®, the world's first unitized gasket, is now being offered in 8", 10" and 12". These sizes add to the already expansive size range. Tuf-Flex® is setting new standards for purity, performance and flexibility. It is specifically designed to meet critical requirements in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and WFI (water-for-injection). Tuf-Flex® will not impart taste or odor, making it perfect for food and beverage applications.

Tuf-Flex® GASKET COMPARISON

 
Type I Tuf-Flex Gasket TYPE I Type II Envelope TYPE III
ENVELOPE
Tuf Flex Type III Tuf-Flex®
A Solid PTFE Type I Gasket is guaranteed to fail in SIP conditions. They will creep, cold flow and leak at delta T. The Envelope Gasket construction provides inconsistent results between the two materials. It will also creep, cold flow and leak over time. The PTFE grafted elastomer in a Tuf-Flex sanitary gasket will maintain I.D. without re-torquing or leaking.