Novus 34

Novus 34 is a superior performance universal compressed sheet material based on a blend of aramid/ inorganic fibres and special additives, with high quality nitrile rubber binder system.


Novus 34, a superior performance material with excellent mechanical properties, it is suitable for many applications including oils, solvents, high pressure steam and gases including oxygen

Approvals / Compliance

WRAS Potable Water: Registration No. 0405520
BAM (Oxygen service) up to 90oC and 160 bar
Independently tested to Shell specification MF 94-0960
Complies with BS Specification 7531 Grade X
TA-LUFT (in accordance with VDI Guideline 2440)
GL Approval cert 37702 – 12HH


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): 0.25 to 6.0
Standard roll sizes (m): 6.0 x 2.0

Available with fine mesh mild steel reinforcement: Novus 34 Metallic or gauze mild steel wire reinforcement: Novus 34 GWI.
It can also be supplied with anti-stick coating and graphite coating.

Physical properties

Thickness   1.5mm
Density   1.75g/cc
Tensile Strength ASTM F152 9-11MPa
Compression ASTM F36 9%
Recovery ASTM F36 55% 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 2.5%
ASTM Fuel B Thickness Increase 3.0%

Novus 34 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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