Novus™ 28

PRODUCT TYPE: Compressed Fibre Sheet

High compression grade non-asbestos sheet material based on aramid fibres with a high quality nitrile binder system.


Novus 28 is specifically designed for use in low bolt-loaded irregular flanges.

Typical flanges include glass lined, ceramic, plastic coated or uneven flanges.


Thickness range:

  • 0.4mm to 3.0mm

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

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

Typical Physical Properties

Thickness 1.5mm
Density 1.7g/cc
Tensile Strength ASTM F1528MPa
Compression ASTM F36 16 to 25%
Recovery ASTM F36 >50% min
Residual Stress DIN 52913 50N/mm2
BS7521 (175° C)
Gas Leakage
BS7531 <0.01cc/min
ASTM Oil 1 Thickness Increase 1.0%
IRM 903 Oil Thickness Increase 4.0%
ASTM Fuel B Thickness Increase 4.0%