Gaskets & Packing

A gasket is a mechanical seal that fills the space between two mating surfaces, generally to prevent leakage from or into the joined objects while under compression. Packing, seal and gasket resists the flow of fluid from machinery face, head, joint and machinery gap or clearance. Fiber, asbestos, cotton, synthetic materials, plastic, Teflon, graphite etc. can be used as packing materials.