KLINGER® Graphite Laminate XSM

Offers stable physical properties over the whole temperature range.

An adhesive-free gasket material with eminent results.

Basis composition

Flexible graphite foil with a tanged stainless steel insert.

Areas of application

KLINGER® Graphite Laminate XSM is mainly used in the automotive industry as a result of its outstanding oxidation resistance. Suited for continuous high-temperature operation up-to 550°C, it is easy to handle, displays good scratch resistance as well as excellent chemical resistance.in industrial markets as a result of its outstanding oxidation resistance.


General industry / Chemical / Oil & Gas / Energy / Pulp & Paper / Marine / Automotive

Key features

  • Special oxidation protected graphite foil
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Superior high temperature resistance
  • Mechanically bonded tanged stainless steel insert


  • Stable physical properties over the whole temperature range
  • Very good tightness
  • Suitable for high temperature applications

Typical technical data for thicknesses 2.0 mm


Density of the graphite layer

DIN 28090-2



Purity of graphite1)

DIN 51903 %

≥ 99.0

Metallic reinforcement

Tanged metal
Number of sheets


AISI 316 (L)



% 35 - 45



% 12 - 18

Stress relaxation DIN 52913

16 h / 50 MPa / 300 °C MPa ≥ 46

KLINGER cold/hot compression
50 MPa

Thickness decrease at 23 °C
Thickness decrease at 300 °C

35 - 45
1 - 3

Specific leakrate λ

DIN 28090-2 mg/s x m < 0.10

Chloride content of graphite layer2)

DIN 28090-2 ppm ≤ 40

1) Nuclear quality with a purity of ≥99,8 available on request
2) Detailed specifications of the used graphite foils are found in our Graphite vademecum, which will be sent to you on request with pleasure


Dimensions of the standard sheets

Sizes 1000 x 1000 mm, 2000 x 1000 mm
Thicknesses 1.0 mm, 1.5 mm, 2.0 mm
Tolerances Thickness ±5 %
Length ±5 mm, Width ±5 mm

Other thicknesses, sizes and inserts on request.

Function and durability

The performance and service life of KLINGER gaskets depend to a large extent on proper storage and fitting - factors beyond the manufactor’s control. We can, however, vouch for the excellent quality of our products. With this in mind, please also take note of our installation manual


Below you can find more product-related information.

Industries who we work with
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