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Power Generation and Transmission

AG is proud of our long history of working with Australia’s power generation and transmission industries to implement customised solutions for demanding applications. Our extensive experience with this industry has led us to develop our range of products and capabilities to ensure that we can provide the solutions required, in the time-frame they are required in. Whether you require standard flange gaskets, custom made insulation components or highly specialised lubricants, AG has the range and experience needed to assist.

Our extensive stock holdings are coupled with our comprehensive fabrication facilities to ensure that deliveries can be made to suit even the most urgent of requirements. We back this up with dedicated and experienced reps in each of our branches who will be happy to visit your location and assist in any way they can.

The sections below provide a brief overview of just some of our products used in this critical industry. For more information on any, please do not hesitate to contact your local AG branch.

Rubber Gaskets, Seals and ExtrusionsRubber Mouldings, Seals and Extrusions

AG’s range of rubber materials includes all common grades with each available in a number of different thicknesses, types and sizes. Most can be provided by the metre or roll (a limited number are available only in sheet form) or be supplied custom fabricated for quick installation and minimised wastage. Intricately and accurately cut gaskets and components, slit rubber tapes and complex expansion joints, extrusions and moulded components can also be provided in a range of materials matched to your applications requirements.

Compressed Fibre, Graphite and PTFE Based Gaskets

PTFE Gasket MaterialsOffered in sheet or cut component form, AG has one of Australia’s largest ranges of gasket materials. Our brand independence means we’re able to offer the very best material for your application, regardless of manufacturer. We couple this flexibility with extensive stocks of a range of different materials, many of which are stocked in extra-large sheets to enable one-piece fabrication of large gaskets and components.

In addition to our range of quality compressed fibre materials, AG also offers a variety of graphite or PTFE based materials. The graphite based sheets are designed specifically for high temperature applications with a number of grades also featuring metallic reinforcements to increase their resistance to pressure. Conversely, the PTFE based materials offer outstanding resistance to chemicals and have a long service life, in even the harshest of sealing environments.

CorkCork Components

Rubber bonded cork offers a combination of performance and cost effectiveness that is hard to ignore. As an agent for world-leader Amorim, AG’s range of cork sheets are of the highest quality which ensures long lasting performance. Our cork sheets are used in a variety of sound and vibration absorption, sealing and spacing applications and we’ll be happy to help you select the most appropriate product for your application’s requirements.

All of AG’s grades of cork can be provided in sheets of various thicknesses with many also available in cut component, strip or roll form. For more information on available sizes, styles and constructions, please do not hesitate to contact your local AG branch.

Spiral Wound and RTJ Gaskets for High PressuresSpiral Wound and RTJ Gaskets

For standard flange sizes, AG carries a large range of spiral wound gaskets available for immediate delivery. This range of stock includes our WR and WRI style spirals (in a variety of materials) as well as our more specialised styles. Custom sized spiral wound gaskets can be produced quickly to suit individual applications.

In addition to our range of spirals, AG offers a comprehensive range of RTJ gaskets for very high pressure connections. Typically used on API flanges, these solid metal gaskets are available in a number of different styles, materials, densities and sizes to suit practically all standard flange sizes. Specialised coatings and custom sized seals can also be provided when required.

Specialised Tapes

3M Specialised Tapes and LablesBy combining world leading materials with our extensive slitting and tape converting facilities, AG is able to offer high quality industrial tapes suitable for use in the demanding applications commonly found in the power generation sector.

This range includes our full variety of 3M adhesive, insulating, and specialised tapes in addition to all kinds of safety (lane marking, grip and reflective), high temperature, double sided and bonding tapes.

Custom width rolls, specialised lengths and individual packaging can all be arranged to suit the needs of your application and systems.

Compression PackingsMarigold Compression Packings

Designed for sealing pumps and valves, AG’s range of Marigold packings includes grades capable of sealing almost any medium. These high quality packings include grades designed for very high temperatures, pressures and speeds and can be provided in standard or specialised lengths of fabricated into preformed packing rings for easy installation. With a range that spans everything from standard flax based braided construction through to interlock braided grades made from pure graphite or high quality Gore GFO™ Fiber, you can be sure that AG has the Marigold packing needed for your application.

Thermal InsulationSilicone Coated Fibreglass Cloth Pipe Insulation

Heat is an unavoidable reality in many environments and AG has the products to help protect personnel and equipment from it. Whether you require custom made welding blankets, insulating tapes, ropes or lagging, we have you covered.

AG’s large range of materials means that we can help you protect against temperatures ranging past 1600ºC whilst our experienced production team enable us to offer custom fabricated thermal components to suit the exact dimensional and performance requirements of your application.

Sprays, Adhesives, Silicones and LubricantsAdhesives, Lubricants, Silicones & Compounds

AG offers a selection of adhesives, lubricants and sealants from a number of the world’s leading manufacturers including Epirez, 3M, Loctite, Araldite, Momentive, Dow Corning and Weicon. This range includes everything from hi-strength spray on adhesives to highly specialised anti-seize compounds, metal protection sprays, glues, and repair sticks.

This enormous variety of available options allows you to select the ideal product for your construction job whilst our range of stock means that lead-time is minimised and the chances of you being able to secure the exact package size and type you want is maximised.

Electrical InsulationElectrical Insulation & Conductors

AG’s comprehensive range of electrical insulation materials encompasses everything from rigid boards and high quality tapes through to specialised ropes, sleevings, epoxies, coatings and compounds. Many of these high quality materials combine high dielectric strength with excellent physical and high temperature performance making them an excellent choice for applications that require an insulating board that can withstand mechanical stress.

For more information on the full range of options available, or assistance with selecting the best material for even the most specialised of application requirements, please do not hesitate to contact your local AG branch where our experienced staff will be more than happy to assist.