Washer: Carbon steel SAE 1008 (1.0330)
Stainless steel AISI 304 (1.4301)
Surface protection Zinc plated washer: carbon (Cr VI free) steel
Temperature FKM: -15°C to +200°C
Good chemical resistance to mineral oils and greases, synthetic oils and greases, engine, transmission and ATF oils up to approx. +150°C, fuels, flame-resistant hydraulic fluids HFD, aliphatic, aromatic and chlorinated hydrocarbons, water up to max. +80°C, excellent resistance to weather, ozone and ageing, very low gas permeability (therefore suitable for vacuum applications), broad chemical resistance.
By tightening the screws the elastomer sealing lip is compressed, thereby producing the sealing effect on the surfaces to be sealed. It stops the medium from leaking to the outside, thus preventing loss of pressure. In addition, it provides protection against dirt from the outside.
The centring feature of the USS type ensures that the bonded seal is fixed in the correct position for mounting and when tightening the screws, thereby guaranteeing captive mounting.