Chesterton 1601 Reinforced Graphite Packing

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Chesterton 1601 Reinforced Graphite Packing
Advanced Construction for Superior Leakage Control


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Chesterton 1601 features advanced construction for superior leakage control and high reliability/performance:​

  • ​Layers of graphite tape are formed into compact strands; each strand is reinforced with an Inconel® wire mesh covering
  • Strands are square​ braided to form a dense, but pliable packing
  • A corrosion inhibitor is applied to prevent stem pitting
  • Can be certified to meet the purity requirements of the nuclear industry
Proven in high pressure, high temperature steam service
All isolation valves
Steam valves
Temperature Limit650°C (1200°F) steam 455°C (850°F) oxidizing environment
Pressure Limit345 bar g (5000psi)
Chemical ResistancepH 0 to 14 except in strong oxidizers
ApplicationsAll isolation valves



Installation Instructions: 1600/1601 Valve Packing (English) Instructions: 1600/1601 Valve Packing (English)pdf
SDS: 1601 (English) 1601 (English)pdf
Installation Instructions: 5800G/1601 (English) Instructions: 5800G/1601 (English)pdf
SDS: 1601 (Italiano) 1601 (Italiano)pdf
SDS: 1601 (Deutsch) 1601 (Deutsch)pdf



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