TL1204 Non-metallic Gasket Material

TL1204 is a red color vulcanized Non‐asbestos gasket material that contains reinforced organic fibres. It has good compressibility and recovery, excellent low flange pressure seal‐ability and bolt torque retention, and it is intended for engines and pipe flanges applications with short duration maximum temperatures up to 200℃ (390℉). 

Specs of TL1204 Non-metallic Gasket Material

TL1204 is a general use fiber gasket material with excellent sealability and torque retention properties, recommend to use for OEM engine requested Fuel, Oil, Air sealability application.

PropertiesTest MethodSpecification
Density/(g/cm3)ASTM F1315≥1.4
Tensile Strength/MpaASTM F152≥10.5
Compressibility/%ASTM F3610 ~ 20
Recovery/%ASTM F36≥45
Fluid Resistance
(Immersion at ASTM IRM
903 Oil, 149±2℃, 5h)
Weight Increase/%ASTM F146≤45
Thickness Increase/%ASTM F146≤30
Fluid Resistance
(Immersion at ASTM Fuel B,
21~30℃, 5h)
Weight Increase/%ASTM F146≤35
Thickness Increase/%ASTM F146≤20
Rubber Binder TypeNitrile Butadiene Rubber

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Features of TL1204 Non-metallic Gasket Material

  • Enhanced sealing abilities: Non-metallic gasket materials offer enhanced sealing abilities, providing a reliable and secure seal between two interfacing surfaces. They excel in preventing fluid or gas leakage, even in environments with high pressure or vacuum.

  • Flexible and moldable: Non-metallic gasket materials are flexible and moldable, allowing them to conform to uneven surfaces and create a secure seal. This makes them perfect for situations where the interfacing surfaces may not be perfectly flat or smooth.

  • Efficient electrical insulator: Fiber gasket materials have efficient electrical insulation properties, making them ideal for use in electrical equipment or in situations where electrical conductivity needs to be prevented.

  • Easy to modify: Non-metallic gasket materials are easy to modify, enabling custom gasket designs to fit specific applications. They can be easily cut with a knife or scissors and can be shaped or molded into various shapes and sizes.

  • Cost-effective: Non-metallic gasket materials are generally more cost-effective than metallic gasket materials. They are readily available and have lower production costs, making them a popular choice for many sealing applications.

  • Environmentally friendly: Fiber gasket materials are usually made from natural or synthetic fibers, which are more environmentally friendly than metallic gasket materials. They are non-toxic and can be easily disposed of or recycled.

Applications of TL1204 Non-metallic Gasket Material

Diesel engines and related components often employ non-metallic gasket materials due to their excellent sealing abilities and resistance to high temperatures and chemicals.

  • Intake Manifold Gasket: This gasket is perfect for intake manifolds, creating a tight seal between the intake manifold and the cylinder head. It can endure the heat and pressure of the intake air.

  • Valve Cover Gasket: These gaskets are used to prevent oil leaks and ensure proper lubrication of the engine’s valvetrain when used as valve cover gaskets, sealing the valve cover to the cylinder head.

  • Oil Pan Gasket: These non-metallic gaskets are employed to seal the oil pan to the engine block, preventing oil leaks and ensuring proper lubrication of the engine’s moving parts.

  • Water Pump Gasket: Non-metallic gasket materials can be used to seal the water pump to the engine block, preventing coolant leaks and ensuring the engine is properly cooled.

  • Timing Cover Gasket: These non-metallic gasket materials are perfect for use as timing cover gaskets, sealing the timing cover to the engine block. They prevent oil leaks and protect the engine’s timing components.

  • Fuel Injector Seals: Non-metallic gasket materials can be used as fuel injector seals, ensuring a tight seal between the injector and the engine’s fuel system. They prevent fuel leaks and maintain fuel system efficiency.

These are just a few examples of how these gaskets are used in diesel engines. The specific gasket material and design will vary depending on the engine’s needs and operating conditions. For more information on these sealing materials, please contact Teamful Sealing.

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