Novus™ 20

PRODUCT TYPE: Compressed Fibre Sheet
COLOUR: Yellow

Novus 20 is a good quality compressed sheet material based on aramid fibre with a nitrile rubber binder system.


Novus 20 is a general purpose material suitable for use in a wide range of applications, including hot and cold water, steam, oils, fuels, gases and a wide range of general chemicals.

Approvals / Compliance

  • Complies with BS Specification 7531 Grade Y
  • WRAS Potable Water: Registration No. 1406527


Thickness range:

  • 0.25mm to 6.0mm

Standard sheet sizes:

  • 2.0m x 2.0m
  • 2.0m x 1.5m
  • 2.0m x 1.0m
  • 1.5m x 1.5m
  • 1.5m x 1.0m

Standard roll sizes:

  • Up to a maximum size of 6.0m x 2.0m

Available with fine mesh mild steel reinforcement: Novus 20 Metallic,
or gauze mild steel wire reinforcement: Novus 20 GWI.

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

Typical Physical Properties

Thickness 1.5mm
Density 1.9g/cc
Tensile Strength ASTM F152 14MPa
Compression ASTM F36 8%
Recovery ASTM F36 55% min
Residual Stress BS7531 (300° C)
DIN 52931
Gas Leakage
BS7531 <1.0cc/min
ASTM Oil 1 Thickness Increase 2.0%
IRM 903 Oil Thickness Increase 5.0%
ASTM Fuel B Thickness Increase 2.5%