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Is your packing manufacturer API 622 certified for both Rotating and Reciprocating Valve? TEADIT IS! Does your manufacturer have all of their manufacturing locations API 622 certified?? TEADIT DOES! Style 2236 is Teadit’s Low Emission Packing and it is the best packing for fugitive emission control in manual and automatic valves. It is API 622 certified for both Rotating and Reciprocating Valve, and Teadit® has both Brazil and India packing manufacturing facilities API 622 certified. Contact our engineering department for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   ...
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Every year Teadit attends ASME Pressure Vessel & Piping annual Conference, and in this year's event, which took place from July 17th to July 21st in Vancouver, Canada, Teadit® was not only present, but was also highlighted and presented a Paper. Teadit's engineers, J.C. Veiga and Roberto Araújo, next to Dr. Toshiyoki Sawa, Professor of Emeritus Hiroshima University, Manfred Schaaf, General Manager of AMTEC, and Dr. Takashi Kobayashi, professor of Numazu National College of Technology in Japão       Engineers José Carlos Veiga, Teadit’s Technical Director, and Roberto Araujo, Teadit Brazil’s Product Applications Manager, presented the paper entitled DEVELOPMENT OF GASKETS AND ITS ACCESSORIES FOR ELECTRICAL INSULATION OF PIPELINES, which deals with the development of alternatives to the segment of electrical insulating gaskets. The study was conducted in partnership with the engineers Luiz Paulo Romano and Ana Silva, whom work for Teadit’s Research and Development Department. This year, the...
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  The Pump Summit Americas that was held in Houston on June 13 & 14th is the first summit of its kind. There were more than 1,000 participants who attended this summit to network and provide services to the oil and energy industry sector. Teadit was among one of the main sponsors to the trade show, and had a great turnaround capitalized by having many of our valuable customers and potential customers visit our booth to network and ask questions that relates to their job interests, and applications. In addition, Teadit’s Director of Engineering, Joel Baulch, was featured at the event’s Speaker’s Corner on Monday afternoon. He presented best practices and revealed load deflection curves for different gasket designs utilizing Teadit’s flanged assembly demonstration unit.  It is estimated that over 100 attendees came to this session, and many stayed afterwards for questions and comments. Teadit’s Application Engineer, Daniel Angulo, described Joel...
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  Teadit® was a highlight in the inaugural edition of CHEMTECH Gujarat World Expo 2016 that took place in Ahmedabad, India during February 10-12, 2016. CHEMTECH World Expo has connected the Chemical Process Industry in India with a constant focus on innovation and technology and is today recognized as the 2nd largest global event for the chemicals processing industry.   The new event, placed Gujarat for the first time, was a clear indication of the potential the region has to offer. The conference witnessed huge participation of industry leaders, delegates and exhibitors offering erudite sessions with dedicated space for Pumps, Valves and Fittings.   Teadit® India’s Managing Director, Carlos D. Girão, made a special participation with a presentation on Low Emission Technology in Gland Packing to meet API Requirements that brought focus on the importance of partnership among Valve Manufacturers and Packing suppliers to successfully obtain approvals such as API624. To...
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The Valve World Expo & Conference 2015 was recently held, September 23rd & 24th in Suzhou, China. Teadit® Asia had a booth at the Expo which saw over 7000 registered attendees that were looking for the latest product technologies for the process industries (oil & gas), petrochemical, chemical, onshore & offshore and power generation markets. The conference brought together presentations on the Wednesday Sealing & Fugitive Emissions such as "Valve Sealing Research & Development Equipment" which was presented by Ron Walters, Teadit® NA and co-authored with Carlos Girão from Teadit® India & Luiz Paulo from Teadit® Brazil Group. On Thursday's Fugitive Emissions Workshop, Ron Walters with Teadit® NA presented "What Makes A Good Fugitive Emissions Packing for New Valves and Used Existing Site Valves." This marks the 2nd Valve World Asia Conference that the Teadit® Group has had presenters and exhibits in.      ...
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    A Recap onValve World Americas, 2015   Teadit recently participated in the Valve World Americas Expo & Conference on July 15th-16th held in Houston, TX. The biennial show and expo gave the more than 2,100 attendees an overview of the latest technologies, components and systems in the field of industrial flow control as well as bringing manufacturers and distributors together with valve users. Daniel Angulo, Teadit North America Applications Engineer, said, “Valve World focuses on the most lucrative valve markets in North, South and Central America. We were able to witness the latest trends, newest technology developments and news from the flow-control industries; all focusing on topics over oil and gas, refining power generation, the chemical process industries, emission control, actuation and control valves.”   This show was not only a  great opportunity for Teadit to network with existing and potential customers within the industry, but a learning experience...
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Come see us at booth 715 at the Valve World Americas Expo & Conference July 15th in Houston, TX at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
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  Recently Teadit Europe attended the Achema Worldwide Trade Show, the leading international trade fair for the chemical industry. This show is held every three years in Frankfurt, Germany and sets the standards in the plant construction, food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The show gathers vendors and visitors on a global scale. This year 3,813 companies were exhibited and 166,000 visitors attended. Teadit North American Vice President, Steve Kura commented, “As a global company it was important for Teadit to have representation from North America. I was able to meet with key business partners as well as identify new business opportunities.” The world’s leading sealing manufacturers were featured in hall eight. Teadit acquired a prime spot for our two story booth that included a bar and lounge area downstairs and, for a more quiet atmosphere, a meeting room upstairs. Teadit Europe took this trade show as an opportunity to introduce our...
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Comparing Teadit’s 24 SH ePTFE against our competitor’s versions the difference becomes clear. At a compressive load of 200 MPa, it was found that our competitor’s versions were quite susceptible to extreme coldflow. Teadit’s 24SH ePTFE however maintained its integrity under load. To the right are photos of each sample after the evaluation was complete....
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We have successfully implemented new labeling technologies at Teadit's European production sites in Austria and Germany. In regards to branded ePTFE sheets we can now offer a digital branding technology and apply less than 0,5mg/spm of inq. As for printed ePTFE sheets the color remains RED. Please understand that in the transition period.  Although branding is not in contact with the media for applications in the pharmaceutical and food industry, we recommend using 24SH without any color or embossed labeling you may still receive sheets or gaskets printed with silk screen....
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From left to right; Diederik Neeb, Managing Director James Walker SPS and Chris Day, President of Teadit North America with Andrew Laird and Sumantra Dasgupta of Shell Global Purchasing. The partnership of James Walker and Teadit will supply gaskets and sealing products to Shell sites under a new global contract signed on April 28th 2015. .jpg
Sealing product engineering specialists James Walker and Teadit have signed an Enterprise Framework Agreement with Shell Global Solutions International B.V. to supply the gasket requirements of all Shell and Shell joint venture sites in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Russia, Australia, Canada and South America. The contract covers an initial 5 year period with an option to extend for another five. In addition to supplying gaskets for the nominated areas James Walker & Teadit will provide Shell with a secondary source of supply across the remaining areas of the globe as well as meeting the sealing requirements for new projects throughout the company’s upstream and downstream operations. In addition, the two suppliers will provide ancillary products such as compression packing, expansion joints, pipe grips and flange management services on a global basis. The James Walker and Teadit partnership provides complementary geographical manufacturing and support locations and a combined product range that...
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  TEADIT® 24BB, Expanded PTFE Tape, will be used for Research and Development at Space-X. Space-X designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. In February, we have been informed that they will be utilizing TEADIT® 24BB as an insulation material for piping, electrical and instrumentation on the Falcon rocket design. First Launch with TEADIT® 24BB is schedule for March 2015....
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  Valve World Expo & Conference 2014 was held in Dusseldorf, Germany on December 2nd thru the 4th. The Expo featured 660 booths featuring products and services from over 40 countries. The Teadit® booth was well represented by Teadit® Global locations including Europe, U.S., India, China & Brazil. There were more than 10,000 visitors to the Expo & Conference. The Conference featured 3 tracks of presentations & workshops for attendees to choose from. Topics ranged from Fugitive Emissions, Cryogenic valve applications, valve casting quality and sourcing concerns from 3rd world countries to name a few. Carlos Girão from Teadit® India presented a paper on new packing developments for knife gate valves. The show was even more successful than 2012 with the booths twofold increase in traffic....
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The API Subcommittee on Piping & Valves released API 624 1st edition, “Type Testing of Rising Stem Valves Equipped with Graphite Packing for Low Emissions” in February 2014. The intent is to provide a uniform procedure to evaluate the emission performance of process valves and a testing format that allows for comparing the emissions and performance of process valves. As a prerequisite, API 624 requires that the packing used in the test has passed API 622 2nd edition. QST Type 3 Valve API 624 Test   Please click here to see API 624 Test Summary Report.  ...
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    Check Out Our New Home!   In case you haven’t heard, here at Teadit North America we moved on to a bigger and better facility more suited to fit the needs of our growing business. This is an exciting new chapter for Teadit, N.A. so it was decided to throw an Open House event for all of our hard working employees, our customers so that they could see where their products were coming from and we also invited potential new clients to come and see what Teadit was all about. Vice President Steve Kura said, “We were really impressed with the turnout from our partner distributors who came from all over the U.S. and Canada.” This also pleased many of our Inside Sales Team members because it gave them a chance meet many of their customers which was beneficial in the sense that they were now able to put...
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Teadit® attended the Valve Manufacturers Association that took place at Harrah's Casino in New Orleans. There were 130 valve manufacture employees, end users, engineering, process and construction personnel that attended this 2 day event that educated those attending on the Valve Basics 101. The event included exhibits by 30+ manufacturers supplying to the Valve Industry which provided additional educational value to those attending the event. Teadit® had several visitors to our booth that have led to potential business opportunities for gasketing and packing opportunities going forward. It gave us other opportunities to network with the other manufacturer exhibitors for additional business leads....
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Houston - On September 30th, Teadit North America broke ground on a 110,000 square foot building in Pasadena, Texas. The building is located near the intersection of Red Bluff and Bay Area Blvd. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will specialize in the production of Die and Precision Cut Gaskets, Spiral Wound Gaskets, Corrugated Gaskets, Cammprofile, Double Jacketed and Special Alloy Metal Gaskets. Teadit will also stock a variety of Fluid Sealing materials such as: Compression Packings, Compressed Non-Asbestos Gasket Sheet Materials, Tealon® (Restructured PTFE), Expanded Teflon (sheet and rolls), and Graphite Sheet.    On November 15th, the first pour on foundation began. The progress on the new building is moving quickly, with walls already being erected. We expect to be moving into the new building towards the end of May.  ...
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The 6th edition of the book devoted to Industrial Gaskets, authored by engineering and technical director of Teadit, José Carlos Veiga, revised and updated launched on September 24th, during the Rio Pipeline 2013, at the Convention Center SulAmérica, Rio de Janeiro. The 4th English edition was released on July 2014, during Teadit North America's Open House. The publication is recognized internationally. It presents in a didactic and enlightening manner the types of gaskets used in pipes and industrial equipment, featuring their main applications and limitations characteristic. The book also explores the installation and leakage causes in a practical and objective way. José Carlos Veiga, the author, is a Professional Engineer and the Global Technical Director for the Teadit Group, with his main R& D facility located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He earned his Mechanical Engineering Degree from the Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro and is widely known in the industrial...
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  Teadit® has one more time stood out in the ASME Pressure Vessel & Piping - PVP 2013 Conference held between July 14 and 18 in Paris, France. This year, Eng. José Carlos Veiga, technical director of Teadit, presented FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE SEALING BEHAVIOR OF SPIRAL WOUND GASKETS. This work, jointly developed with engineers Nelson Kavanagh and Gustavo Monteiro, both from Teadit®, demonstrates the influence of the density of the spirals in the sealing capacity of the spiral wound, this variable is not specified in the current version of ASME B16.20.   Besides the presentation, Eng. Veiga was honored during the event in recognition of his valuable research and development service to/for? the engineering and the work carried out. The Teadit director received from Douglas Scarth, "Honors & Awards Committee Chair," Certificate of Recognition for their dedication and contribution to the advancement of the area.       José Carlos...
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Teadit companies aim to achieve 100% customer satisfaction. This was the headline of the January issue of the international magazine Pump Engineer. The publication, highlighted in the cover story, shows besides trust and partnership between Teadit and their clients, the constant search for excellence of its products, processes and services offered by the company. The article also highlights the expertise and market leadership that are the result of over 50 years in the market, which during that time Teadit won the customers' trust, becoming a reference for high quality sealing products. The broad and branched network of external service, formed by Teadit professionals and authorized distributors, is addressed in the article as a major competitive advantage in the close relationship between the company and the client, supporting the company's goal of achieving 100% customers satisfaction. Innovation, product development, fast and personalized service, and efficient service were other points highlighted in the...
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BASF, a German chemical industry and one of the largest companies in the world in its field, recognized, in Europe, quality and performance of Teadit Tealon products. Tealon is used in the manufacture of sealing gaskets for applications in chemically aggressive products.  BASF signed a contract with Teadit and included the approval of the products in its SPEC (technical specification of products approved for use) after performing various analyzes and certify the product performance in their applications.   The study conducted by BASF aimed to evaluate the different alternatives of PTFE products, which offer superior quality and high reliability characteristics. Thus, after evaluating the performance of Teadit products, BASF has ratified the qualification of Teadit as supplier and expanded the approved Tealon products. ...
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