Gaskets for heat exchangers
The following types of packings are being used in SONDEX plate type heat exchangers:
- Glue gaskets
- "Sonder Snap"
- "Sonder Lock" gaskets (new generation of gaskets)
- "Hang-on" gaskets
The groove provided in the plates holds the special gasket. The purpose of this gasket is to prevent intermixing of the media and leakage to the outside.The gaskets are selected to suit the actual combination of temperature, chemical resistance and possible other conditions to be considered. They can be supplied in Viton, Nitrile or EPDM.
Next types gaskets are available too: