Oysterseals are highly flexible and low load metal seals. Gas tightness can only be realized with soft plating and/or if the seal is spring energized.
Oysterseals are available for internal and external pressure.
These seals are not available as shaped seals.
Semi dynamic and static applications
- Gas & steam turbines
- Unplated E-1 to E-3 mbar*l/s
- Plated E-2 to E-4 mbar*l/s
- Plated + spring + polish E-3 to E-7 mbar*l/s
Features / requirements
Low load seal
Lower bolt force required
Allows higher flange lift off
Limited leak tightness
Specific circular surface finish required
Highly pressure activated