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A Full Line of World Champion Gaskets

Composed of a unique 50/50 blend of non-pigmented PTFE and 316L Passivated and atomized Stainless Steel, Tuf-Steel® is the choice for leak-proof performance and outstanding durability in steam applications. The name may have changed from Tef-Steel to Tuf-Steel®, but the gasket, the part numbers and the Rubber Fab quality remains exactly the same.

Tuf-Steel® Color Coded Sanitary Gaskets
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PTFE and Stainless Steel
Tuf-Steel® Offers Rugged
Composition for Demanding
Steam Environments

• Stainless Steel and PTFE blend
• Passivated to eliminate rouging
• Non-pigmented
• Non-stick surfaces
• I.D. Pharmaceutical finish
• Type I Standard, Screen and
Orifice Plate gaskets available
Tuf-Steel® Meets Stringent

• U.S. Pharmacopeia Class VI
• Cytotoxicity Criteria
• USDA and 3-A Sanitary
• Current Good Manufacturing
Practices (CGMP)
• ASME-BPE Standards

Tuf-Steel® Holds Up Under
Rigorous Conditions and
Delivers Leak-Proof

• 100 CIP/SIP cycles guaranteed
• Superior creep resistance
• Excellent expansion/contraction stability with minimal thermal expansion
• Excellent chemical resistance
• Stops leaks when correctly
torqued (50 in./lbs. with Torque-Rite Model TR-50)
• No gasket extrusion into the sanitary tube I.D.
• No obstruction of flow
• Maintains sealing stability in processes