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Flexitallic launched its Thermiculite Critical Service Grade gasket material sealing technology, available in Tanged Sheet, in 1999, and later in Spiral Wound Filler and Flexpro (kammprofile) styles.

This material, which was comprised of chemically and thermally exfoliated vermiculite, simulated the structure of exfoliated graphite while maintaining its integrity through a wide range of extreme temperatures.

All Thermiculite Critical Service Grade products have been designed and engineered for high temperature processes rated for service up to 980C.

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The Flexitallic Group is the international market leader in the manufacture and supply of high quality, high value industrial static sealing products.

Developer of the spiral wound gasket in 1912 in the US, Flexitallic continues its legacy of innovation with product materials like Thermiculite and Sigma. In 1998 Flexitallic set a new standard for sealing technology with the introduction of Thermiculite gasket material. Thermiculite is now available as tanged sheet, filler material for spiral wound gaskets and as a facing on kammprofile gaskets. This material solves numerous end user problems, particularly those with high temperature processes where traditional sealing materials fail. Thermiculite Critical Service materials are rated for temperatures up to 1000C and pass the API 607 fire test.

Flexitallic's global customer service network of owned manufacturing facilities, licensees and global distribution network ensure local demand is met quickly, with a combination of the highest product quality and customer service. With a varied product offering that includes spiral wound gaskets, semi-metallic gaskets, RTJ gaskets, Kammprofile, sheet gaskets, and dynamic and static packings, The Flexitallic Group draws upon its storied past and present day mixture of leadership, quality, service and technology to develop sealing solutions for industry all around the world.

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