NOVUS™ 49 (5G)

PRODUCT TYPE: Compressed Fibre - 5G™ Range

A compressed non-asbestos sheet material which combines a high percentage of graphite, reinforced with aramid fibres and a small amount of rubber binder system.


Novus Graftec is a high performance material with excellent mechanical properties. It is suitable for many applications including oils, solvents, high pressure steam and gases including oxygen.


  • WRAS Potable Water
  • BAM (Oxygen service) up to 90OC and 160 bar
  • Complies with BS Specification 7531 Grade X
  • TA-LUFT (in accordance with VDI 2440)
  • Germanischer Lloyd GL Approved


Available with fine mesh mild steel reinforcement:

Novus 49 Metallic.

Typical Physical Properties

Thickness 1.5mm
Density 1.65g/cc
Tensile Strength ASTM F152 13MPa
Compression ASTM F36 11%
Recovery ASTM F36 55%
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%