In the article for the November issue of the Valve World magazine, ESA member Dick Pronk writes about choosing between the various types of gasket materials.

Many variables affect the selection of a gasket for a pipe flange, valve or pump. Each material, or combination of materials, offers specific properties to aid effective sealing under a given set of operating conditions. So how do you choose which gasket type and/or material is best for your pump, valve or piping application?

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