VP2 packing is manufactured solely from a unique Vulcan fibre G1 developed to be very similar in material construction to the original GORE® GFO fibre and has been manufactured to optimise performance at an improved cost.
G1 yarn is constructed from PTFE tape and Graphite inter-locked to create a true synergy between these two premier packing materials. High temperature break-in and running lubricants are added to the yarns, prior to braiding in our CROSS-LOCK® lattice. The result is an exceptional process packing that gives, often many times, longer service life in the vast majority of applications. With the exceptions of high mechanical load (highly abrasive media or high pressure) or temperatures above PTFE’s limit of 536°F (280°C), Vulcan VP2 is the ultimate packing for general pump duties.
Vulcan VP2 resists all chemicals across the entire pH range (except oleum, aqua regia, fuming nitric acid and fluorine), is self lubricating and does not shrink, harden nor dry out. The packing is very cool running with exceptionally good thermal conductivity thus practically eliminating shaft scoring. Applications For use wherever the value of the best quality and material packing can be realised. Since the actual purchase cost of a packing is typically only 3% of the true utilisation cost, Vulcan recommend this PTFE GRAPHITE packing for all possible applications. They will increase service life whilst minimising wear and gland adjustments, against nearly all media in static, rotary and reciprocating uses.
- Pressure Rating - 1740 PSI (120bar)
- Temperature Rating - -198°C - 276°C
- Rotary Speed - 25m/s
- PH Range - 0-14