BIG SIZE GASKETS

BIG-SIZE-GASKETSBig size gaskets are mainly purchased by Customers, which supply the shipbuilding sector, especially for what concerns the motors. Siliconiton’s largest compression moulding machine is able to mould parts up to 1500mm of internal diameter. Indeed, the Wartsila-Sulzer RTA96-C, the biggest diesel engine ever built, was built for ship applications: it is characterized by a cylinder cubic capacity even of 1.820.000cc and can be configured by 6 up to 14 of them. These gaskets usually come from one or more parts of drawn compound, cut and placed on the tool, which are cured under compression.