Exhaust Gasket | What does an exhaust gasket do?
The exhaust system of the engine is like the excretory system of the human. It is an indispensable part.
The exhaust gaskets need to be replaced more times than intake gaskets since the exhaust gaskets are working in high temperature environment of the engine.
The key point for exhaust gasket is the heat tolerance. A wrong exhaust gasket material may cause gasket burning, exhaust leaking, and noisy engine. Now you know that how important the materials influent to the exhaust gaskets.
Graphite with steel, multi-layer steel, multi-layer steel with MOS Coating, sandwich type are the materials for exhaust gaskets, such materials need to resist heat and perform well in the exhaust system.
Caterpillar – C7/C9/C10/C12/C13/C15/C27/C32/G3500
Cummins – QSK60/ISX/ISB/K38/ISX12/QSB3.3
Detroit Diesel – S60/DD15
MTU – Series 4000/Series 396/
Navistar – DT466
Mack – E7
Volvo – D12