Oil Tan Paper

Oil Tan Paper is also known as Vegetable Paper Jointing/Fibre Paper Jointing.

William Johnston & Company Limited have manufactured gaskets and joints from Oil Tan Paper for almost 70 years. It has the following properties:

• Good resistance to vegetable oils, petrol, and petroleum distillates
• Gaskets and joints are manufactured with a range of thicknesses from 0.18mm – 1.5mm
• Temperature range -20°C up to +120.
• Maximum pressure of 20 BAR

OIL TAN PAPER MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS
MAXIMUM SERVICE TEMPERATURE 120°C 250°F
COLOUR BROWN  
COMPRESSIBILITY (70Kg/cm) 1000 psi 25-40 %  
RECOVERY 40% Min  
TENSILE STRENGTH ACROSS GRAIN 13.79MN/m² Min 2000 psi Min
FLUID RESISTANCE PROPERTIES AFTER 22 HOURS AT 21°C (70°F) TO 30°C (85°F)
ASTM OIL No.3 WEIGHT INCREASE 15% MAX THICKNESS INCREASE 5% MAX
ASTM FUEL B WEIGHT INCREASE 15% MAX THICKNESS INCREASE 5% MAX
DISTILLED WATER WEIGHT INCREASE 90% MAX THICKNESS INCVREASE 30% MAX

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For more information about our Oil Tan Paper that are available world wide, contact us on +44 (0)141 620 1666, Email us or simply complete our online Enquiry Form.

Failure to select the correct materials or products can result in damage to plant and equipment and personal injury. In specific applications, particularly where critical conditions exist, we suggest you contact us and we will consider with you the most suitable material or product. However, information supplied by William Johnston & Company Limited is intended only as technical co-operation and as a guide to the various uses of different products. No warranty is given in respect of information or recommendations by William Johnston & Company Limited which are only given for guidance and without any guarantee. The customer must satisfy themselves on the suitability of the material or product for the intended purpose. The correct fitting of products is the responsibility of the customer.

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