The Original Metal Detectable Gasket
Composed of a unique proprietary blend of PTFE and 316L Stainless Steel, Tuf-Steel® is the choice for leak-proof performance and outstanding durability in steam applications.


 Tuf-Steel® Holds Up Under Low and High Temperature:

  • 500 CIP/SIP Cycles guaranteed
  • -325°F to 550°F
  • Superior creep resistance
  • Excellent expansion/contraction stability with minimal thermal expansion
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Stops leaks when correctly torqued (50 in./lbs with Torque-Rite® TR-50)
  • No gasket extrusion into the sanitary tube I.D.
  • No obstruction of flow
  • Maintains sealing stability in T processes
  • Non stick surface
  • Non pigmented
  • Passivated to eliminate rouging
  • Tested for Cryogenics Use (Click to view test results)
Tuf-Steel®'s chemical resistance is one of the highest around! See the to find out more!



A Family of Products designed to meet all of your application requirements!


Tri-Clamp® Type I


Tri-Clamp® Type II Flanged

Metal Detectable/
X-Ray Inspectable


Screens & Orifice Plates


Machined Rod

Custom Water Jetting


Laser Engraving



1/2" -  12"

Refer to Chart on this Page for Type I dimensional Information
PTFE and Stainless Steel Tuf-Steel® Offers Rugged Composition for Demanding Steam Environments:
  • Stainless Steel and PTFE blend
  • Passivated to eliminate rouging
  • Non-pigmented
  • Non-stick surfaces
  • I.D. Pharmaceutical finish
  • Type I Standard, Screen and Orifice Plate gaskets available
Tuf-Steel® Meets Stringent Standards:
  • U.S. Pharmacopeia Class VI Certification
  • Cytotoxicity Criteria
  • USDA and 3-A Sanitary Standards
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP)
  • ASME-BPE Standards
  • Animal Derived Ingredient Free (ADI Free)
  • FDA CFR 21, 177.1550 compliant
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