Spiral wound gasket removal method

We know spiral wound gaskets have been used more and more widely in modern industry.But how to replace the spiral wound gasket when it breaks.There are some methods to removal the spiral wound gasket:(spiral wound gaskets installing and purchased)

1.Unloading method

Symmetrical,uniform,take turns to loosen the flange bolts 1/4 to 1 turn,and then officially remove the bolts.

2.Derusting method

The thread is saturated with kerosene or rust remover, removes rust, increases lubrication, and facilitates the removal of parts.

spiral wound gaskets

spiral wound gaskets

3.Expansion method

Use a tool such as wedge iron to insert between the flanges and loosen the flange to be unloaded.

4.Pole method

For the rust-dead, bonded gasket, first remove the bolt, then close the valve, and open the valve cover with the valve stem.

5.Knocking method

Use a copper rod, a hammer, etc. to tap the valve body to loosen the parts and washers.

6.Wetting method

Soak the gasket with solvent, kerosene, etc. to soften or peel off the sealing surface and remove it.

316L spiral wound gasket Finished in Haihaopiping Group

316L spiral wound gasket Finished in Haihaopiping Group

7.Punching method

It is fixed by four open loops, and the gap between the ring grooves is small and there is no wrench position. It is difficult to disassemble after the four open loops of the candle. The hole can be removed from the groove outside the valve, and the four open rings can be removed with a flat head.


Use the blade to sharpen the sealing surface and remove the gasket and its residue. This method is especially suitable for rubber gaskets and rubber asbestos gaskets.Force on the spiral-wound gasket,open the static sealing device, take out the spiral-wound gasket, and remove the spiral-wound gasket residue.

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