Novus HDS-1

COLOUR: Face Yellow, Reverse Red

Novus HDS-1 is a high performance compressed fibre sheet material with excellent dielectric properties. It is based on a blend of aramid/inorganic fibres and special additives with a high quality nitrile rubber binder system.


A superior performance material with excellent mechanical properties, it is suitable for many applications including oils, solvents, high pressure steam and gases including oxygen. Novus HDS 1 has very high dielectric strength which makes it an ideal insulating material.


  • Complies with BS Specification 7531 Grade X
  • TA-LUFT (in accordance with VDI 2440)

Typical Physical Properties

Thickness 1.5mm
Density 1.75g/cc
Tensile Strength ASTM F152 15MPa
Compression ASTM F36 9%
Recovery ASTM F36 55% min
Residual Stress BS7531 (300° C)
DIN 52913
Gas Leakage
BS7531 <1.0cc/min
ASTM Oil 1 Thickness Increase 1.0%
IRM 903 Oil Thickness Increase 2.5%
ASTM Fuel B Thickness Increase 2.5%
Dielectric Strength ASTM D149-95a22-28 kv/mm