Septa, 8 mm

The choice of the right septa depends on the application. Many septa are PTFE coated on one side. PTFE is highly resistant against many chemicals and forms an inert border between the sample and the base material of the septa.

The septa"s base material has various physical and chemical properties, like temperature resistance, resealability, cleanliness, hardness and thickness.

Natural rubber/TEF

  • Temperature-resistant from -40 °C to 120 °C
  • Excellent resealability properties
  • Inexpensive for standard applications in the fields of GC and HPLC

RedRubber/PTFE
  • Temperature-resistant from -30 °C to 110 °C
  • Softer and therefore easier to penetrate than natural rubber
  • Not as good resealability properties as natural rubber
  • Higher chemical purity than natural rubber
  • Inexpensive for standard applications in the fields of GC and HPLC

Butyl/PTFE
  • Temperature-resistant from -40 °C to 120 °C
  • Higher chemical purity than natural rubber and RedRubber

Silicone/PTFE
  • Temperature-resistant from -60 °C to 200 °C
  • More suitable for single-injection applications
  • Much higher chemical purity than natural rubber and RedRubber
  • Very low particle formation during penetration in case of double-sided PTFE coating
  • Best for the thin and fragile needles of the autosampler
  • Best for critical analysis (UltraClean quality)

Septa with a double-sided PTFE coating show a very low particle formation during penetration.

Description Hardness Thickness PK Cat. No.
mm
PTFE virginal* 53° shore D 0.25 1000 7620438 Open webshop
Natural rubber red-orange / TEF transparent 60° shore A 1.0 1000 7630195 Open webshop
RedRubber / PTFE beige 45° shore A 1.0 1000 7654480 Open webshop
Butyl red / PTFE grey 55° shore A 1.3 1000 7621194 Open webshop
Silicone white / PTFE red 45° shore A 1.3 1000 7615160 Open webshop
Silicone blue transparent / PTFE white 45° shore A 1.3 1000 7613313 Open webshop
Silicone dark blue / PTFE white 45° shore A 1.3 1000 7646521 Open webshop
Silicone cream / PTFE red 55° shore A 1.5 1000 7615159 Open webshop
PTFE red / silicone white / PTFE red 45° shore A 1.0 1000 7616847 Open webshop
Silicone white / PTFE blue, slitted* 55° shore A 0.9 1000 7615125 Open webshop
Viton 1A black 70° shore A 1.5 1000 7646520 Open webshop
12 Natural rubber red-orange / TEF transparent 60° shore A 1.3 1000 7622297 Open webshop
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