Fiberglass Tadpole Gasket with High Compression Metal Knit Sleeve Core
High Temperature, Heat & Flame Resistant and Thermal Insulating
1100°F / 593°C Continuous: Higher Intermittent
These high temperature, heat & flame resistant and thermal insulating fiberglass tadpole tapes are fabricated with high quality type E fiberglass that will not burn and will withstand continuous exposure to temperatures of 1200°F / 648°C. Commonly used as a gasket or seal for access doors and gate valves and other oven and stove applications.
This material resists most acids and alkalis and is unaffected by most bleaches and solvents. It is highly flexible and conformable.
The base fiber is manufactured to the specifications of ASTM D-578, ASTM committee D13, and subcommittee D13.18.
This tadpole features a high compression and excellent puch back, with high cycle life, due to the knitted metallic sleeve core.
Tadpole is 1 3/8" Over All Width, with 5/8" bulb and 3/4" tail. The tail is supplied as a flat tube, which may remain empty or may be filled with a wire, rope, etc. by the customer.
Very High Temperature
Fiberglass Tadpole Tape
Benefits of our High-Temperature Fiberglass Heat Protection Products
Fiberglass offers excellent heat resistance, retaining more than half of its room temperature tensile strength at 675°F / 357°C, and more than 25% at 875°F / 468°C. It begins to soften at 1500°F / 815°C and melts near 2050°F / 1121°C. Non-combustible and excellent thermal conductivity to dissipate hot spots; high resistance to chemicals and unaffected by UV light.
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