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What can you do when you are faced with a leaking valve?

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Is faulty packing posing a problem? Here is one possible solution – the VSG ProPack stem packing. It’s composed of two, Inconel-jacketed end rings and a pure graphite center ring. The end rings prevent graphite from extruding, while also acting as wipers to keep the shaft free of debris. Debris can score, pit, or corrode your valve stem. The center rings are made of 100% pure graphite, which contain a corrosion inhibitor for added protection.

EGC’s proprietary ProPack design requires no tooling, and as a result, can ship with your VSG pressure seal (or on their own) in 48 hours or less. EGC’s Thermafoil® flexible graphite pressure seals are engineered for your specific application and are superior to conventional metal seals. If you need fast shipping, just provide the dimensional data from your valve on our easy to use data sheet, and EGC will manufacture a custom product to get you back on line FAST.

For bolted bonnets and other valve cavity recesses, EGC also designs and manufactures high-purity Thermafoil gaskets. Gaskets are available reinforced with stainless steel or Inconel to stand up to extreme temperatures and pressures. The high-strength graphite laminate material is resistant to blow-outs, is fire safe and can handle internal pressures of up to 3,000 psi. In other words, you get a gasket that delivers a leak-free seal over a range of operating conditions and clamping loads.

Where application conditions do not require the use of graphite, EGC can still help. EGC manufactures packing sets and gaskets using PTFE and other non-asbestos materials. No matter what your operating environment, EGC has the technical expertise and materials to provide a solution.

There’s always something new at EGC and we’d love to help you solve your challenges today. Our engineers are eager to assist! Call 440.285.5835 today, and put an end to leaky valves!

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EGC is a recognized world leader in the engineering and manufacturing of graphite composites for high-temperature applications in sealing or thermal systems management. The EGC website can be accessed at https://egcgraphite.com/.

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