BLUE-GARD® Style 3700

Aramid fibers with an EPDM binder

The BLUE-GARD® Style 3700 is a compressed, non-asbestos gasket made from aramid fibers with an EPDM binder. This gaskets drastically lowers emissions levels, fluid loss, and energy consumption.

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Description

Features and Benefits

  • Excellent sealability
  • Improved torque retention
  • Drastically lowered emissions levels
  • Cuts operational costs through reduced waste, maintenance, stocked inventory, fluid loss, and energy consumption

Specifications

  • Available in sheet or cut gasket form
  • Aramid fibers, fillers and an EPDM rubber binder
  • Light grey color
  • Min. Temperature: -100°F  / -73°C
  • Max. Temperature: 700°F  / 371°C
  • Continuous Max: 400°F / 205°C
  • Max Pressure: 1200 PSI 83 bar
  • Maximum PxT 1/16: 350,000 (°F x PSIG)  / 12,000 bar x °C
  • Maximum PxT 1/8: 250,000 (°F x PSIG)  / 8,600 bar x °C

Applications

  • Water
  • Saturated steam*
  • Inert gases

*This style is not the preferred choice for steam service, but is successful when adequately compressed. Minimum recommended assembly stress = 4,800 psi. Preferred assembly stress = 6,000-10,000 psi. Gasket thickness of 1/16″ strongly preferred. Retorque the bolts/studs prior to pressurizing the assembly. For saturated steam above 150psig or superheated steam, please consult us.