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Graphite Seals

Graphite Seals

KnitMesh Technologies’ Graphite Seals are innovative products that incorporate the strengths of knitted wire mesh and graphite. These seals provide exceptional sealing capabilities, making them ideal for various applications.

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Discover KnitMesh Technologies’ Graphite Seals

KnitMesh Technologies’ Graphite Seals are a highly-effective solution for industries that require excellent sealing and lubrication properties. The unique combination of knitted wire mesh and graphite is a game-changer in the manufacturing world.

These seals are used for a wide range of applications, from seals and gaskets to bearings, bushings, and isolators. The addition of graphite to the knitted wire mesh adds a lubricating property that is crucial for many industries.

The automotive industry, in particular, can benefit greatly from the use of KnitMesh Technologies’ Graphite Seals. These seals offer better gas sealing capability that can help to reduce emissions. Moreover, as graphite is an excellent conductor of heat, these seals help to dissipate heat from critical engine components, reducing the risk of overheating and damage.

KnitMesh Technologies’ Graphite Seals are also highly durable, making them an ideal solution for challenging and demanding applications. They offer extended life cycles and are resistant to high temperatures, chemicals, and corrosion.




Graphite Seals find applications in the automotive sector for sealing engine gaskets, exhaust systems, and various fluid systems. The excellent sealing properties and durability of Graphite Seals help maintain the performance and efficiency of automotive components.



Graphite Seals are used in the aerospace industry for applications such as environmental seals in aircraft engines and seals for aerospace fuel systems. Graphite Seals help prevent leaks and ensure optimal performance in high-pressure and high-temperature environments.

Oil and Gas


Graphite Seals play a crucial role in the oil and gas sector, where they are utilised in valves, pumps, and flanges to prevent leakage in high-pressure and corrosive environments. The high temperature capabilities of Graphite Seals make them suitable for demanding oil and gas applications.

Power Generation


Graphite Seals are widely used in the power generation industry for applications such as sealing steam turbines, boilers, and heat exchangers. Graphite Seals provide reliable sealing solutions for power plant equipment operating at elevated temperatures and pressures.



In the chemical processing industry, Graphite Seals are employed in equipment such as reactors, distillation columns, and pumps to ensure leak-tight connections and prevent contamination. The chemical inertness of Graphite Seals make them ideal for handling various corrosive chemicals.

What is Graphite?

Graphite is a fascinating mineral that has been used for centuries across various industries. Its unique properties make it a versatile material with a wide range of applications.

One of the most well-known uses of graphite is in pencil leads. These thin rods of graphite are mixed with clay to create the perfect balance of hardness and smoothness, making it ideal for writing and drawing. The layers of graphite in pencils give them their characteristic silvery-grey color and allow for easy marks on paper.

Beyond its use in pencils, graphite is also widely used in the production of batteries. In fact, lithium-ion batteries, which power many of our electronic devices, utilise graphite as one of their key components. The graphite acts as a stable and efficient conductor of electricity, allowing for long-lasting and high-performing batteries.

Additionally, graphite finds its way into numerous industrial applications. Its high melting point and excellent thermal conductivity make it a valuable material for use in foundries and refractories. Graphite is also used as a lubricant in machinery and as a component in brake linings, due to its ability to withstand high temperatures and reduce friction.

Moreover, graphite has interesting properties that make it an ideal material for certain technological advancements. Graphene, a single layer of graphite, is the thinnest and strongest material known to exist. It has exceptional electrical conductivity and thermal conductivity properties, making it a promising material for the development of electronics, sensors, and even flexible displays.

Features and Benefits

  • Enhanced lubrication and gas sealing: Ensures efficient and reliable sealing for machinery.
  • Effective leakage prevention: Ensures minimal gas and fluid leakage, maintaining operational integrity.
  • Superior compressibility and resilience: Provides excellent performance and durability.
  • High-temperature operation: Enables use in extreme heat conditions without deterioration.
  • Corrosion and hostility resistance: Offers longevity and reliability even in challenging environments.
  • Versatility in profiles: Allows for flexibility in applications and customisation.
  • Extended equipment lifespan: Helps to prolong the life of machinery through reliable sealing and protection.
  • Reduced downtime and maintenance: Minimises the need for frequent seal replacements and maintenance.
  • Customisable: Can be tailored to specific needs and requirements.
  • Quality assurance: ISO 9001 accreditation ensures consistent quality and performance standards.

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