MICALIT® F

MICALIT® F contains a high percentage of phlogopite mica flakes, impregnated with a silicone binder. It has excellent thermal and good chemical properties, making it suitable for high-temperature applications in the automotive and steel industry for exhaust systems, gas turbines, oil and gas burners, furnaces, and ovens. It also offers good dielectric and low thermal conductivity properties.

PROPERTIES

APPROPRIATE INDUSTRIES & APPLICATIONS

AUTOMOTIVE AND ENGINE BUILDING INDUSTRIESCHEMICAL INDUSTRY
HEATING SYSTEMSHIGH-TEMPERATURE APP.
PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY
Composition Phlogopite mica flakes, silicon resin
Color Yellow-Brown
Approvals and compliances Please inquiry
Sheet dimensions

Size (mm): 1000 x 1200
Thickness (mm): 0.4 – 3.0
Other dimensions and thicknesses available on request

TECHNICAL DATA

Typical values for 2 mm thickness
Mica content % >90
Binder content % <10
Density DIN 28090-2 g/cm³ 1.90
Compressibility ASTM F36J % 15-35
Recovery ASTM F36J % 30-45
Weight loss (at 800°C) DIN 52911 % <5
Tensile Strength ASTM F152 MPa >20
Residual stress DIN 52913
50 MPa, 300°C, 16 h MPa 40
Dielectric Strength ASTM D149
50 % RH, 23°C, 24 h kV/mm >15
Thermal Conductivity
at 20°C perpendicular W/(m·K) 0.3
at 20°C horizontal W/(m·K) 3.0
Compression modulus DIN 28090-2
At room temperature: εKSW % 14.4
At elevated temperature: εWSW/200°C % 6.4
Max. operating temperature °C 950
Max. operating pressure bar 5

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE CHART

The recommendations made here are intended as a guideline for the selection of a suitable gasket type. As the function and durability of products are dependent upon a number of factors, the data may not be used to support any warranty claims. If there are specific type-approval regulations, these have to be complied with.

Legend:
  • Recommended
  • Recommendation depends on operating conditions,
  • Not recommended
Air (gas)
Argon (gas)
Asphalt
Bio-diesel
Borax
Calcium chloride
Carbon dioxide (gas)
Carbon monoxide (gas)
Flue gas (Exhaust/Coke oven)
Fuel oil
Hydraulic oil (Mineral)
Hydraulic oil (Phosphate ester-based)
Mineral oil type ASTM 1
Motor oil
Naphtha
Nitrogen (Gas)
Nitrous gases (NOx)
Oxygen (gas)
Paraffin oil
Petroleum (Crude oil)
Potassium chloride
Potassium nitrate
Sodium aluminate
Sodium chloride
Sodium silicate (Water glass)
Steam
Sulfur dioxide (Gas)
Tar
Transformer oil (Mineral type)

All information and data quoted are based upon decades of experience in the production and operation of sealing elements. This data may not be used to support any warranty claims. With its publication this latest edition supersedes all previous issues and is subject to change without further notice.