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High-Temp Sealing Products Distributor Offers Line of Mechanical Packing Products

Philadelphia area manufacturer/distributor of high temperature industrial sealing products markets line of mechanical packing products for harsh service environments.

Ambler, PA, August 24, 2011 --( A diversified line of natural and synthetic fiber mechanical packing products, designed for performance in harsh service environments, has been marketed by AGIS, LLC, manufacturer/distributor of high temperature sealing products.

Among the packing products available are:

Natural fibers:
-Square plait braided flax, lubricated with tallow and wax. Non graphite. Typical uses: Rotary, reciprocating, centrifugal shafts. Service conditions: Acidity: pH range 5-9; temperature 200°F (93°C); pressure to 150 psi; shaft speed to 1900 FPM. (#180-MLF)
-Square plait braided flax, impregnated with Teflon® and break-in lubricant. Typical uses: Rotary, reciprocating rams, shafts, plungers. Service conditions: Acidity: pH range 5-9; temperature 220°F (104°C); shaft speed to 1900 FPM. (#220-T)
-Plied or cross-laminated white cotton duck, laminated with heat-resistant rubber to increase tensile strength and durability. Typical uses: heavy hydraulic service. Service conditions: temperature 250°F (120°C) or cured, 300°F (149°C); pressure to 500 psi. (#250-W)
Synthetic fibers:
-Braided; individual fibers coated with molybdenum; braided yarn coated again with molybdenum to improve lubrication at high temperatures. Non-graphite. Typical uses: Rotary, reciprocating, centrifugal pumps. Service conditions: Acidity: pH range 4-10; temperatures -155°F (-104°C) to 450°F (232°C); pressure to 300 psi; shaft speed to 1900 FPM. (#450-M)
-Braided Kevlar®-type aramid filament yarn; individual strands lubricated with Teflon® and inert oil. Typical uses: Reciprocating, rotary shafts. Service conditions: Acidity: pH range 3-11; temperatures -420°F (-216°C) to 500°F (260°C); pressure to 5000 psi; shaft speed to 1900 FPM. (#500-K)
-Teflon® fibers treated with special graphite compound, braided and coated with break-in oil. Typical use: paper mill stock pumps, agitators; other applications where graphite is suitable. Service conditions: Acidity: ph range 3-11; temperatures 500°F (260°C); shaft speed to 2100 FPM. (#500-TGK).

For information, prices and/or samples of these and other packing products, contact AGIS,LLC, 16 Poplar St., Ambler, PA 19002; PH: 215-646-8010; Fax: 215-646-8013; Or visit their website at or their satellite site,

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