Tadpole Codes

Specifications and Codes for Tadpoles

Prefix = G Example of Coding: GT08D. This product is a Gaskets, Incorporated seal with a tadpole shape, a ceramic woven cover and an Inconel mesh core.

First Symbol: T = Tadpole

Second Symbol: Cover Materials – Usually Tapes or cloths

07 – 1/16” thick ceramic woven cloth with Inconel wire insert 2000°F/1093°C (formerly 8MM)
08 – 1/8” thick ceramic woven cloth with Inconel wire insert 2000°F/1093°C
09 – Inconel wire stocking 1800°F/982°C
11 – Fiberglass cloth or tape 1000°F/538°C
12 – Fiberglass cloth or tape with Teflon® 500°F/260°C (formerly 11TFE)
13 – Silica cloth 1800°F/982°C
14 – Silicone-coated fiberglass cloth 500°F/260°C
15 – Kevlar® cloth or tape 500°F/260°C
20 – Vermiculite-coated fiberglass cloth or tape 1200°F/649°C
22 – Fiberglass cloth with Viton® 500°F/260°C
23 – Padmaster Vermiculite-coated fiberglass cloth 1200°F/649°C
24 – Teflon® Coated Fiberglass film (crease and tear resistant) 500°F/260°C
29 – Basalt woven cloth 1200°F/649°C

Third Symbol: Core Materials

C – 304 Stainless steel hollow 1400°F / 760°C
D – Inconel 600 wire mesh 1800°F / 982°C
G – Galvanized Steel Mesh 800°F / 426°C (formerly CBS)
K – Kevlar® rope 500°F / 260°C
L – Ceramic rope 2000°F / 1093°C
M – Fiberglass rope 1000°F / 538°C
R – Silicone Sponge 500°F / 260°C
S – 304 Stainless steel solid mesh 1400°F / 760°C (formerly SS)

Fourth Symbol: Outer Cover (if necessary)

09 – Inconel Wire Stocking 1800°F/ 982°C