Chesterton 553 Fiber Gasket for Environmental Applications

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Chesterton 553 Environmental Sheet Gasket
Superior Performance in High Temp/Pressure


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Chesterton 553 is a supreme fiber gasket produced from a combination of aramid fibers, glass and specialty fillers and rubber binders. The 553 offers superior performance in high temperature and high pressure applications. The 553 sheet gasket is has a DVGW and KTW approval and is fire safe according to API 607.​​​​

Availability: Europe, the Middle East, and Africa​

API 607 Firesafe
High-temperature and high-pressure applications​
High-temperature and high-pressure applications
Temperature Limit 450°C (842°F) maximum service 250°C (482°F) maximum continuous operating
Pressure Limit120 bar g (1740 psig) maximum service 40 bar g (580 psig) maximum continuous operating
Compressibility (ASTM F-36)6 to 12%
Creep Relaxation (ASTM F-38)8% maximum
Recovery (ASTM F-36)55% minimum
Tensile Strength (ASTM F-152)9 Mpa (1305 psig) (DIN 52910)
Color Green​



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