Product News: Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Pump Diaphragms target sanitary applications.

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October 24, 2012 - Made of PTFE material with EPDM backing, GYLON® ONE-UP® Pump Diaphragms feature rib construction and are designed for use in non-abrasive services. One-piece units are supplied with either bolt holes or perimeter sealing beads and are rated from 40–300°F. Suited for air-operated diaphragm pumps used in food and pharmaceutical industries, GYLON PTFE complies with FDA Regulation 21CFR177.1550, 3A Standard, NSF 61 Standard, USP Class VI Chapters 87 and 88, and USP Parts 31, 281, and 661.

Garlock Sealing Technologies

1666 Divison St., Palmyra, NY, 14522, USA

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Sanitary Pump Diaphragms from Garlock Sealing Technologies

Press release date: October 17, 2012

PALMYRA, N.Y., – Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC now offers pump diaphragms for demanding sanitary applications, such as air-operated diaphragm pumps for the food and pharmaceutical industries. 

Made of Garlock’s exclusive PTFE diaphragm material and proprietary EPDM backing, the new GYLON® ONE-UP® pump diaphragms feature the same patented rib construction as the standard industrial ONE-UP. The diaphragms are designed for use in non-abrasive service, where they provide the same level of chemical resistance and longevity. Supplied with either bolt holes or perimeter sealing beads, the one-piece diaphragms are significantly easier to install than two-piece diaphragms.

The GYLON ONE-UP is rated from +40oF to +300oF (+4oC to +149oC). The GYLON PTFE complies with FDA Regulation 21CFR177.1550, 3A Standard, NSF 61 Standard, USP Class VI Chapters 87 and 88, and USP Parts 31, 281 and 661. The EPDM backing complies with FDA Regulation 21CFR177.2600.

The diaphragms are available in the same sizes and pump offerings as the industrial versions, including Almatec, ARO, Depa, Blagdon, Flotronics, Graco, Unitec, Verder, Versamatic, Warren Rupp, Wilden and Yamada.

For more information contact Sarah Young at sarah.young@garlock.com or 1-800-448-6688. For more information about Garlock and its products visit www.garlock.com.

About Garlock Sealing Technologies
Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC, an EnPro Industries company, is the acknowledged leader in high-performance, fluid-sealing products for the global process industries. These include compression packing, gasketing, hydraulic components, dynamic seals and metal gaskets, as well as expansion joints for industrial piping systems. For more information about the company and its products, visit www.garlock.com .

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