Vespel® Carbon Fibre re-inforced Polymer

DuPont™ Vespel® CR6100 replaces metal and other composite materials for valve seats, line shaft bearings, pump wear rings and bushings for increased reliability and reduced repair costs. When you’re designing for tough chemical environments DuPont™ Vespel® CR6100 offers excellent chemical resistance and high temperature stability. Case studies

  • Increase mechanical seal life and MTBF (mean time between failure)
  • Reduce the risk of seizure
  • Increase pump efficiency
  • Reduce repair costs

Demonstration of the superior performance of a wear ring assembly made of DuPont™ Vespel® carbon fibre re-inforced polymer to that of a PEEK™ wear ring assembly.

DuPont™ Vespel® CR-6100 parts are working today in more than 5,000 pumps at oil refineries, petrochemical plants and power plants around the world. CR-6100 Usage Guidelines


Fluid Seals is the Australian Distributor of DuPont™  Vespel®, Kalrez® High Performance Elastomers and Krytox® High Performance Lubricants.