Novus 31

Novus 31 is a medium quality cost effective compressed non-asbestos sheet material, based on a blend of aramid and inorganic fibre with a high quality nitrile binder system.


Novus 31 is a general purpose material suitable for use with oils, solvents, gases, hot and cold water, low pressure steam and many dilute acids and alkalis.

The operating temperature for nonasbestos sheet material is related to the thickness of the materials selected. Thinner materials offer better temperature and pressure properties.


Standard sheet sizes (m): 2.0 x 2.0
2.0 x 1.5
2.0 x 1.0
1.5 x 1.5
1.5 x 1.0
Thickness range (mm): 0.4 to 3.2
Standard roll sizes (m): 6.0 x 2.0

It can also be supplied with anti-stick coating and graphite coating.

Physical properties

Thickness   1.5mm
Density   2.0g/cc
Tensile Strength ASTM F152 8MPa
Compression ASTM F36 >6%
Recovery ASTM F36 >50% min
Residual Stress BS 7531 (300°C)
DIN 52913
Gas Leakage BS 7531 <1.0cc/min
ASTM Oil 1 Thickness Increase 1.0%
IRM 903 Oil Thickness Increase 4.0%
ASTM Fuel B Thickness Increase 4.0%

Novus 31 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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