What is a gasket?

The part used between two surfaces that need sealing is called gasket.

Industrial branches where gasket is primarily used;

  • Automotive
  • Other means of transportation such as airplanes, ships, trains etc.
  • Machines and hydraulic systems
  • Petroleum and chemical industry
  • Liquid and gas transport facilities
  • High pressure steam facilities
  • And any environment where sealing is required.

Why Does a Gasket Burn in an Engine?

  • Engine overheated.
  • There are curvature, dirt and scratches on the surface of the block or cover.
  • Cylinder head bolts are not tightened in proper order and ground.
  • There are licked or elongated cylinder head bolts.
  • There is a crack in the cylinder head or block.
  • There is dirt in the cylinder head bolt slots.
  • The cylinder head gasket is faulty.

Gasket Materials

They work in environments that are resistant to oil, water or both, such as water pump, thermostat, fuel pump, carburettor.

  • Cellulose fiber material
  • Flexible graphite,
  • Rubber coated metal
  • Foam coated metal
  • Copper
  • Aluminium
  • Metal + Rubber
  • Composite fiber
  • CHF
  • Aramid fibers + rubber
  • Corks
  • Cellulose fiber material
  • Rubberized cork sheet
  • Non-asbestos composite material
  • Non-asbestos flexible graphite material
  • Other non-asbestos materials

(*)Temel Conta uses non-asbestos material on all productions.