In the article for the November issue of Valve World magazine, ESA member Dr.-Ing. Manfred Schaaf, CEO of Messtechnischer Service GmbH, writes about the ESA’s test programme to determine generic data for various types of gaskets, arising from the fact that origins of existing µG literature values are uncertain.

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An experimental determination of the gasket-flange surface friction factor, µG by Manfred Schaaf [PDF]