Rains-Flo Sealing Systems

Braided Packing

Rains-Flo has a full line of braided packing to choose from. Here are a few types of braided packing to select from. If you are looking for other types of packing or have any questions please call Scott Harris at 1-877-572-5228.


GRAPHITE Braided Packing RF-200

Rains-Flo's RF-200 (Black-Gold) braided packing is made from an acrylic yarn, coated with a light mineral oil. Graphite is heavily applied to individual fibers as well as to the completed braided stock. Color - Black


pH: 4 - 10

Temp.: 450

feet/min: 1885

Size:

1/4"

5/16"

3/8"

7/16"

1/2"

9/16"

5/8"

11/16"

3/4"

7/8"

1"

Ft. per lb

31

18.9

14

10.5

8

6.5

5

4

3.6

3

2


PTFE - Braided Packing RF-272

Rains-Flo's RF-272 (Lyte-Braid) braided packing is made from PTFE impregnated acrylic yarn, coated with a light mineral oil. PTFE is applied to individual fibers as well as to the completed braided stock. Color - White.


pH: 3 - 11

Temp.: 500

feet/min: 1885

Size:

1/4"

5/16"

3/8"

7/16"

1/2"

9/16"

5/8"

11/16"

3/4"

7/8"

1"

Ft. per lb.:

24

16

11

7.6

6.3

4.9

4.7

3.3

3.1

2

1.5


FOOD-GRADE (FDA) Braided Packing RF-355

Rains-Flo's RF-355 (Food-Grade) braided packing is a pure PTFE filament yarn that is pre-coated with a lubricant that complies with FDA.

Color - White.


pH: 0 14

Temp.: 500

feet/min: 1202

Size:

1/4"

5/16"

3/8"

7/16"

1/2"

9/16"

5/8"

11/16"

3/4"

7/8"

1"

Ft. per lb.:

19.4

12.5

9

7

5.1

4.1

3.3

2.7

2.3

1.7

1.2


ARAMID FILAMENT Braided Packing RF-500

Rains-Flo's RF-500 (Tuff-Braid) braided packing is made up of yellow aramid fibers that are coated with inert lubricants and a PTFE blocking susperoid. Color - Yellow.


pH: 3 11

Temp.: 500

feet/min: 1900

Size:

1/4"

5/16"

3/8"

7/16"

1/2"

9/16"

5/8"

11/16"

3/4"

7/8"

1"

Ft. per lb.:

52.2

34.3

25

17

12

9.6

7.5

6.6

5.3

3.8

3


GFO (GORE FIBER) Braided Packing RF-600

Rains-Flo's RF-600 (Soft-Braid) GFO braided packing is made of expanded PTFE fibers containing both suspended and encapsulated fine graphite particles. These unique fibers are lubricated with inert break-in oil as they are braided. Color - Black.


pH: 0 - 14

Temp.: 550

feet/min: 4400

Size:

1/4"

5/16"

3/8"

7/16"

1/2"

9/16"

5/8"

11/16"

3/4"

7/8"

1"

Ft. per lb.:

19.4

13.1

9

7.6

5.8

4.6

3.7

3.1

2.6

1.9

1.5


CARBON YARN Braided Packing RF-900

Rains-Flo's RF-900 (Hot-Braid) braided packing is constructed of carbon filament yarn completely coated with PTFE.

Color - Black with milky white coating.


pH: 0 - 14

Temp.: 600

feet/min: 3000

Size:

1/4"

5/16"

3/8"

7/16"

1/2"

9/16"

5/8"

11/16"

3/4"

7/8"

1"

Ft. per lb.:

22.1

14.9

10.9

7.8

6.2

4.8

3.9

3.3

2.9

2.2

1.7


CARBON GRAPHITE Braided Packing RF-910

Rains-Flo's RF-910 (Carbon-Graphite) braided packing is a unique combination of carbon yarns treated throughout with fine particles of graphite. Color - Black.


pH: 0 - 14

Temp.: 650

feet/min: 1200

Size:

1/4"

5/16"

3/8"

7/16"

1/2"

9/16"

5/8"

11/16"

3/4"

7/8"

1"

Ft. per lb.:

35.2

27

17.5

15

10.2

8.2

6.6

5.5

4.8

3.6

2.8


HOLLOW CORE PACKING

RainsFlo's Hollow Core braided packings are specifically designed to seal large rotating equipment like mixers and agitators, Testing has proven that a high quality braided packing with a rubber core will outlast conventional packing in applications associated with excessive shaft deflection on large shafts. We guarantee it!

Sizes Available: 1/2" and up.

Core Material: Silicone; standard (others upon request).

Hollow Core: for rotating equipment, designated "HC" on order.

Solid Core: for static applications, designated "SC" on order.

Braid-Over-Braid: for severe run-out.

Multi-Lok: for abrasive applications