Leader RTJRing Type Joint Gaskets
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Leader Ring Type Joint RX

Description

Leader ring type joint flange gaskets (RTJ gaskets) are used in applications that involve extreme pressures and high temperatures. All Leader ring type joint gaskets are manufactured in compliance with API-6A specifications.

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Product Data SheetMetallic materials

Application

Ring Joint gaskets are widely used between pipeline flanges, valves and pressure vessels in the Oil & Gas industry; Withstand high pressure situations up to 400 bar (pending on flange construction and rating); Style RX gaskets are suitable for ASME B16.5 flanges up to 2500 lbs. API 6A type 6B flanges can withstand a pressure up to 5000 psi.

Chemical Compatiblity

Corrosion and chemical resistance are depending on the selected RTJ gasket material. For pressure and temperature range we refer to Technical Specifications, as per table 1.

Delivery Options

RX shaped RTJ gaskets are available in ring numbers RX20 up to RX215. Customer specific gaskets can be manufactured upon request. Other materials are also available, please refer to table

Temperature

Corrosion and chemical resistance are depending on the selected RTJ gasket material. For pressure and temperature range we refer to Technical Specifications, as per table 1.

Approvals

  • ASME B16.20
  • API 6A (ISO 10423)

Certificates

  • EN10.204 3.1

Sealing Characteristics

  • Interchangeable with a corresponding type R Octagonal Style and type RX number
  • Non blow-out type
Technical Data
max Temperature [°C]See material table below
min Temperature [°C]See material table below
max Pressure [bar]400
M-value Soft Iron (D) and Soft Steel (S)5.5
M-value Stainless steel6.5
M-value Monel and F56
Y-value Soft Iron (D) and Soft Steel (S) [psi]18000
Y-value Stainless Steel [psi]26000
Y-value Monel and F5 [psi]21800
Gasket required flange roughness [Ra micron]1,6 max.
Gasket required flange roughness [RMS]63 max.
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