Chesterton 1600 Graphite Valve Packing

Superior Leakage Control


​​​​​This graphite valve packing features advanced construction for superior leakage control and high integrity:​​

  • ​Layers of graphite tape are plied into compact strands
  • Each strand is reinforced with an Iconel® ​wire mesh covering
  • Strands are square plait braided to form a dense pliable packing and further enhanced with blocking agents
  • The packing’s exterior is densely coated with lubricating agents to reduce stem friction
  • A passive corrosion inhibitor is applied to prevent valve stem pitting

Iconel® is a registered trademark of Special Metals Corporation.

Features & Benefits:

  • Superior emissions control over thousands of cycles
  • Fire safe: passes API 589 standards at API 607 temperatures and pressures as tested by an independent laboratory
  • Easy installation and extrusion resistance in a single-spool packing
  • Proven in high-pressure, high-temperature steam service​

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Chesterton 1600 Graphite Valve Packing Installation Instruction