TUF-STEEL®

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.

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 Standards

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

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

  • 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 T processes
Tuf-Steel® Color Coded Sanitary Gaskets

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