Novus 10

Novus 10 is a premium grade compressed sheet material based on carbon fibre with a high quality nitrile rubber binder system.


A universal grade especially suitable for use under alkaline conditions with good steam resistance. It also possesses excellent creep resistance and is suitable for use with oils, fuels and refrigerants

Approvals / Compliance

BS Specification 7531 Grade X
API 607 Fire Safe
TA-LUFT (in accordance with VDI Guideline 2440)


Standard sheet sizes (m): 2.0 x 2.0
2.0 x 1.5
1.5 x 1.5
1.5 x 1.0
Thickness range (mm): 0.4 to 6.0
Standard roll sizes (m): 6.0 x 2.0

Available with a fine mesh mild steel reinforcement: Novus 10 Metallic, can also be supplied with anti-stick finish.
Supplied as standard with anti-stick coating, can also be supplied with graphite coating.

Physical properties

Thickness   1.5mm
Density   1.57g/cc
Tensile Strength ASTM F152 13MPa
Compression ASTM F36 11%
Recovery ASTM F36 62% min
Residual Stress BS 7531 (300°C) 25MPa
Gas Leakage BS 7531 <1cc/min
ASTM Oil 1 Thickness Increase 1.0%
IRM 903 Oil Thickness Increase 2.5%
ASTM Fuel B Thickness Increase 2.5%

Novus 10 Pressure/Temperature Limits

1. Suitable subject to chemical compatibility.
2. Suitable in some cases but check your application requirements with Flexitallic.
3. Contact the Technical Team for applicatis on with higher temperatures and pressures. Applicable to 1.5mm and below.

The operating temperature of non-asbestos sheet material is related to the thickness of materials selected. Thinner materials give better temperature and pressure properties.

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