Tuf-Steel Gasket

Tuf-Steel Gasket

The strongest gasket in the pharmaceutical, biotech, food and beverage industries. Whatever your application, there’s a gasket in the TUF-STEEL® family ready to do the job. Tuf-Steel® is ideal for extreme temperatures applications, such as steam, hot oil and friers, where temperatures range from -350°F to 550°F. Unlike traditional solid PTFE and PTFE envelope style gaskets, Tuf-Steel® does not revert, eliminating creep and cold flow, resulting in a leak free seal.

The superior strength and chemical resistance of TUF-STEEL® allow it to go the distance without leaking, significantly reducing maintenance and system downtime by staying in place when cleaning and validating a system. Testing and a decade of documented application usage has demonstrated that Tuf-Steel® is the choice for perfect surface performance, outstanding durability and extended service life in both SIP (steam in place) and WFI (water for injection) applications. 

TUF-STEEL® Stands Up to Rigorous Conditions and Delivers Leak-Proof Performance

  • 500 CIP/SIP cycles guaranteed
  • 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)
  • Tuf-Steel® is a compression controlled gasket
  • No gasket extrusion into the sanitary tube I.D.
  • No obstruction of flow
  • Maintains sealing stability in DT processes

PTFE and Stainless Steel TUF-STEEL® Offers Rugged Composition for Demanding Challenges

  • Proprietary PTFE and Stainless Steel blend
  • Metal detectable
  • Rouging eliminated
  • Non-pigmented
  • Non-stick surfaces
  • I.D. Pharmaceutical finish

The Exclusive Properties of TUF-STEEL

Properties of TUF-STEEL®
Property ASTM Method Value
Specific Gravity D792 3.45
Tensile Strength D4894 1928psi
Elongation @ Break D4894 270%
Compressive Stress @ 1% D695 832
Compressive Stress @ 5% D695 2590
Compressive Modulus D695 84200
Hardness D2240 68
Temperature Low Continuous -350°F
Temperature High Continuous 550°F
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 for Type I and Type II
  • ADI Free® (Animal Derived Ingredient Free)

TUF-STEEL® TYPE I Tri-Clamp® Gasket

The original Tuf-Steel® Type I Tri-Clamp® style sanitary gasket is widely used in sanitary processing pipeline systems for Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, Dairy and Industrial industries. Specifically designed for demanding steam applications, high temperatures and hot oil applications!

Available Sizes: 1/2" – 12".

TUF-STEEL® TYPE I Tri-Clamp® Gasket Sizing Table
Size in inches Tri-Clamp® Type I Size in inches Tri-Clamp® Type I
1/2" 42MPG -TS-050 4" 40MPG -TS-400
3/4" 42MPG -TS-075 5" 40MPG -TS-500
1" 40MPG -TS-100 6" 40MPG -TS-600
1 - 1/2" 40MPG -TS-150 8" 40MPG -TS-800
2" 40MPG -TS-200 10" 40MPG -TS-1000
2-1/2" 40MPG -TS-250 12" 40MPG -TS-1200
3" 40MPG -TS-300    

TUF-STEEL® Type II Tri-Clamp® Flanged Style

Type II, Flanged TC gaskets easily clip on to the sanitary ferrule and stay in place at any angle insuring alignment and keeping hands free to safely install the hinge clamp. Great for tight and hard to reach installation locations.

Available Sizes: 1" – 12"

TUF-STEEL® TYPE II Tri-Clamp® Gasket Sizing Table
Size in inches Type II Tri-Clamp® Size in inches Type II Tri-Clamp®
1" 40MPG-TS-F-100 4" 40MPG-TS-F-400
1-1/2" 40MPG-TS-F-150 6" 40MPG-TS-F-600
2" 40MPG-TS-F-200 8" 40MPG-TS-F-800
2-1/2" 40MPG-TS-F-250 10" 40MPG-TS-F-1000
3" 40MPG-TS-F-300 12" 40MPG-TS-F-1200

TUF-STEEL® Tri-Clamp® Mini Style

The Tuf-Steel® Mini Tri-Clamp® sanitary gasket is widely used in sanitary processing pipeline systems for Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, Dairy and Industrial industries.

Available Sizes: 1/2" – 3/4"

TUF-STEEL® Mini Tri-Clamp® Gasket Sizing Table
Size in inches  Mini Tri-Clamp®
1/2" 42-MPG-TS-050
3/4" 42-MPG-TS-o75

TUF-STEEL®  Mini Steam Trap

Steam trap mini orifice plates are an alternative to standard steam trap technology.

Available Sizes: 3/4"

TUF-STEEL ® Type II Tri-Clamp® and Mini Style Color Coded

Color coded Tuf-Steel® gaskets assist in sanitary process line identification, and change out procedures, as well as, application segregation.

Available in Type II Tri-Clamp® and Mini sizes

Consult Factory for Part Numbering Scheme

TUF-STEEL® Tri-Clamp® Orifice Plate Gaskets (Solid & Tuf-Steel ®/316 Stainless Steel)

The innovative Tuf-Steel® Orifice Plate line includes a complete selection of Tuf-Steel®/316 Stainless Steel Orifice Plate gaskets in standard or tabbed style that can be custom drilled with an eccentric or concentric bore. Orifice Plate Tabs help to acknowledge that an orifice plate is “in line” and can be laser engraved to indicate the hole diameter, gasket size or user specified information. Orifice plates can advance your system’s performance, adjust flow rates, balance backflow and equalize back pressure during SIP procedures.

Available Sizes: ½" – 6"

TUF-STEEL® Tri-Clamp® Orifice Plate Gasket Sizing Table
Size in inches Orifice Plates-Solid Tuf-Steel®
1/2 & 3/4" A80MPG-TS-050/075
1 & 1-1/2" A80MPG-TS-100/150
2" A80MPG-TS-200
2-1/2" A80MPG-TS-250
3" A80MPG-TS-300
4" A80MPG-TS-400
5" A80MPG-TS-500
6" A80MPG-TS-600
8" A80MPG-TS-800
10" A80MPG-TS-1000
12" A80MPG-TS-1200

 

Stainless Steel TUF-STEEL® Tri-Clamp® Orifice Plate Gasket Size Table
Size in inches Orifice Plated - Tuf-Steel® SS
1/2" A80MPG-TS-050-SS
3/4" A80MPG-TS-075-SS
1" A80MPG-TS-100-SS
1 - 1/2" A80MPG-TS-150-SS
2" A80MPG-TS-200-SS
2-1/2" A80MPG-TS-250-SS
3" A80MPG-TS-300-SS
4" A80MPG-TS-400-SS
6" A80MPG-TS-600-SS

LASER ENGRAVED GASKETS

Laser engraved gaskets insure process line identification and provide complete cradle to grave lot and batch traceability!

Available Sizes: ½" – 4"

TUF-STEEL® Tri-Clamp® Screen Gaskets

The Fluid filtration screen gaskets provide the most comprehensive range of stainless steel mesh and filter cloth which provide for particulate elimination to protect fill and finish sterile products, spray balls and spray nozzles.

Available Sizes: ½" – 6"

TUF-STEEL® Tri-Clamp® Screen Gasket Sizing Table
Size in inches Orifice Plated - Tuf-Steel® SS
1/2" A80MPG-TS-050-XXSS
3/4" A80MPG-TS-075-XXSS
1" A80MPG-TS-100-XXSS
1 - 1/2" A80MPG-TS-150-XXSS
2" A80MPG-TS-200-XXSS
2-1/2" A80MPG-TS-250-XXSS
3" A80MPG-TS-300-XXSS
4" A80MPG-TS-400-XXSS
6" A80MPG-TS-600-XXSS

TUF-STEEL ® Tri-Clamp® Sock Screen Gaskets

The extended sock shaped mesh gasket offers up to 300% more open area for increased soil collection capability than conventional screens. They provide greater flow for situations where a large amount of particulates are involved and require less service, therefore, reducing down time and costly changeouts, a major consideration with inline pharmaceutical processing.

Available Sizes: 1" – 4"

The TUF-STEEL® I-Line, John Perry and Bevel Seat gaskets are designed for use in sanitary processing pipeline systems for Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, Dairy and Industrial industries.

TUF-STEEL® I-Line Gaskets

TUF-STEEL® I-Line Gasket Sizing Table
Size in inches I-Line
1 40IT-TS-100
1-1/2 40IT-TS-150
2" 40IT-TS-200
2 - 1/2" 40IT-TS-250
3" 40IT-TS-300
4" 40IT-TS-400
6" 40IT-TS-600
8" 40IT-TS-800
10" 40IT-TS-1000
12" 40IT-TS-1200

TUF-STEEL® John Perry Gaskets

Available Sizes 1" - 4"

TUF-STEEL® John Perry Gasket Sizing Table
Size in inches I-Line
1 40JPG-TS-100
1-1/2 40JPG-TS-150
2" 40JPG-TS-200
2 - 1/2" 40JPG-TS-250
3" 40JPG-TS-300
4" 40JPG-TS-400

TUF-STEEL® Bevel Seat Gaskets

Available Sizes 1" - 4"

TUF-STEEL® Bevel Seat Gasket Sizing Table
Size in inches I-Line
1 40BSS-TS-100
1-1/2 40BSS-TS-150
2" 40BSS-TS-200
2 - 1/2" 40BSS-TS-250
3" 40BSS-TS-300
4" 40BSS-TS-400

TUF-STEEL® Full Face Flange and Ring Gaskets

A complete size range of standard full face 150# and 300# Ansi Flange gaskets, as well as Ring Gaskets specially designed for demanding steam applications.

Available Sizes 1/2" - 12"

TUF-STEEL® Full Face Flange and Ring Gasket Sizing Table
Size in inches Full Face Flange
1/2" FF-TS-050-150#-.125
3/4" FF-TS-075-150#-.125
1" FF-TS-100-150#-.125
1 - 1/4" FF-TS-125-150#-.125
1 - 1/2" FF-TS-150-150#-.125
2" FF-TS-200-150#-.125
2-1/2" FF-TS-250-150#-.125
3" FF-TS-300-150#-.125
4" FF-TS-400-150#-.125
6" FF-TS-600-150#-.125
8" FF-TS-800-150#-.125
10" FF-TS-1000-150#-.125
12" FF-TS-1200-150#-.125

*Use 300# designation for 300# flanges.

TUF-STEEL® Custom Fabrication

When your application demands products that stand up to extreme temperature conditions ranging from -350°F up to 550°F, look to Tuf-Steel®. Tuf-Steel® is ideal for sanitary steam pipe connections and anywhere outstanding durability and extended service life are required. Tuf-Steel® can be fabricated, machined, lathed or waterjet cut. If you can think it, Tuf-Steel® is up for the challenge.

TUF-STEEL® Solid Rod

Tuf-Steel® Solid Rod can be machined into custom parts and adapters.

Available Rod Diameter:
1/8" – 2"
*Rod is available in lengths up to 240 feet, consult factory for longer lengths.

TUF-STEEL® Sheet Material

Tuf-Steel® sheeting material can be waterjet cut into custom patterns.

Available Sizes:
12" x 12"
24" x 24"
48" x 48"

Available Thickness:
1/8", 3/8", 1/2", 5/8",
3/4", 1", 1-1/2", 2"
Note: 1/8" is stock thickness