ASTM-F2168 Historical Revision Information
Standard Specification for Packing Material, Graphitic, Corrugated Ribbon or Textured Tape, and Die-Formed Ring

ASTM-F2168 - 2013 EDITION - SUPERSEDED
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This specification covers various types, classes, and grades of flexible graphite material in which valve media temperatures are limited to a maximum temperature. The material shall be classified into two types, classes, and grades. Type I is a corrugated ribbon or textured tape, Type II is die-formed ring. Class 1 is for use where detrimental material content of the packing need not be controlled beyond normal manufacturing limit and Class 2 is for use where detrimental material content must be controlled to the limits specified herein. Grade A is treated with corrosion inhibitor and Grade B not treated with corrosion inhibitor. Different tests and measurements shall be conducted in order to determine the following properties: size, bulk density, ash content, and graphite purity.

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1.1 Scope—This specification covers various types, classes, and grades of flexible graphite material in which valve media temperatures are limited to a maximum of 966°C. Where this specification is invoked as ASTM F2168, Sections 1 – 18 apply. Where this specification is invoked as ASTM/DoD F2168, Sections 1 – 18 and the Supplementary Requirements apply.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

Keywords

flexible graphite material; packing material

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Document Number

ASTM-F2168-13

Revision Level

2013 EDITION

Status

Superseded

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Oct. 1, 2013

Document Type

Specification

Page Count

7 pages

Committee Number

F25.02