Packing Recommendation Guide by Industry  |  Packing Selection Flowchart

Material Palmetto Style Application Description Picture Spec Sheets

GENERAL SERVICE PACKINGS
Flax-Ramie 1600 General Service (marine, economical) Flax-Ramie with talo wax lubricant Picture Spec Sheet
Flax w/ PTFE 1613 General Service (marine, economical) Flax with PTFE coating Picture Spec Sheet
Acrylic / Graphite 1007AF General Service (economical) Acrylic with graphite & lubricant Picture Spec Sheet
Acrylic / PTFE 1347AF General Service (economical) White Acrylic with PTFE & lubricant Picture Spec Sheet
Novoloid / Aramid 1030AF General Service Novoloid / Aramid with graphite Spec Sheet
Novoloid / Aramid 1392S General Service Novoloid / Aramid with PTFE Picture Spec Sheet

Novoloid / Aramid

1397  General Service Novoloid / Aramid with PTFE (yarn pre-coated, softer than 1392S) Palmetto 1397 Spec Sheet
ePTFE Graphite 1382 General Service +  ePTFE Graphite with added lubrication
Good value and all-around packing
Spec Sheet
ePTFE Graphite 1389 GFO® General Service +

Can handle faster shaft speeds, light slurry media, wide pH range and easy on equipment.

100% GFO® packing
One of the best packings on the market and often imitated around the world. Recommended for most industrial applications unless high temperature (over 550F / 288C), need white packing or very abrasive slurry.

GORE® GFO® Fiber website
Spec Sheet

SLURRY / ABRASIVE PACKINGS
Aramid 1350 Slurry / Abrasive Aramid with PTFE & lubricant (yellow) Picture Spec Sheet
Aramid / Graphite PE1000 Slurry / Abrasive Aramid with graphite / PTFE (black) Spec Sheet
Aramid 1371 Slurry / Abrasive Meta-aramid (white) Picture Spec Sheet
PTFE Graphite / Aramid corners 1359 Slurry / Abrasive ePTFE Graphite (1382) with yellow aramid (1350) corners Picture Spec Sheet
PTFE / Aramid corners 1364 Slurry / Abrasive White PTFE (1367) with yellow aramid (1350) corners Picture Spec Sheet

WHITE PTFE PACKINGS
PTFE 1367S Chemical compatibility 0-14 pH White PTFE with lubricant Spec Sheet
PTFE 1367H Valves (non-steam) or dry powder applications in slow moving equipment like mixers White PTFE with no lubricant Picture Spec Sheet
PTFE 1367FS White, non-contaminating, used in food and pharma applications White PTFE with mineral oil lubricant Spec Sheet

HIGH TEMPERATURE PACKINGS
Flexible Graphite 5000 High temperature or shaft speed Flexible graphite Picture Spec Sheet
Flexible Graphite 5000W Steam valves Flexible graphite with inconel wire (not for pumps) Picture Spec Sheet
Flexible Graphite 5010 High pressure steam valves Flexible graphite with substantial inconel wire (not for pumps) Picture Spec Sheet
Flexible Graphite 5080 High temperature or shaft speed Flexible graphite with carbon corners Spec Sheet
Flexible Graphite PINNACLE High temperature or shaft speed Flexible graphite with PTFE & lubricant Picture Spec Sheet
Carbon 1585 High temperature or fast shaft speed Carbon with graphite coating Spec Sheet
Carbon 1575 High temperature or shaft speed Carbon with graphite coating (less expensive than 1585) Picture Spec Sheet
Carbon 1588 High temperature or shaft speed Carbon with PTFE coating Picture Spec Sheet
Carbon 4062AF Steam valves / expansion joints Carbon with inconel wire (not for pumps) Picture Spec Sheet
Graphite 1555 High temperature or shaft speed Graphite filament packing Picture Spec Sheet
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Most recommended packings highlighted and in bold. Spec sheet packing yields are only estimates.

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