No other company manufactures more gaskets... supplies more specialty components... and provides more solutions for Tank & Rail Cars than CHICAGO-WILCOX.  Since 1906 CHICAGO-WILCOX has played a critical role in the growth of many industries across the U.S.; from commercial applications to consumer products.  With products being produced every day for all major Tank & Rail Car OEM manufacturers, CHICAGO-WILCOX has  already cemented itself as a vanguard in the industry.

However, in addition to its OEM Tank & Rail Car customers, CHICAGO-WILCOX also supports all major Maintenance Facilities and Service Shops that keep these vital transport systems running smoothly.  Through custom inventory and delivery programs, one-site support and a dedicated team of Engineering and Customer Service staff, CHICAGO-WILCOX has committed itself to  making certain that every Tank & Rail Car customer gets exactly the parts they need, exactly when they need it.

TYPICAL TANK & RAIL CAR GASKET APPLICATIONS

>  Manways  >  End Caps  >  Inlets/Outlets
>  Flanges  >  Hatches  >  Vents  >  Valves

MATERIAL SOLUTIONS FOR TANK & RAIL CAR APPLICATIONS

Gasket Materials

  • GRI/Durlon®
  • Garlock/Gylon®
  • Teadit
  • Thermoseal/Klinger® Klingersil®
  • Polycarbon

Graphite Based Materials
>  Graftech (formerly UCAR)/Grafoil®
>  Garlock/Graph-Lock® Graphite Sheet
>  SGL Technic Polycarbon/Sigraflex®
>  Flexitallic - Flexicarb® Graphite Based

PTFE Based Materials & Products
>  GRI/Durlon® 9000/9000N PTFE Filled
>  Garlock/Gylon® Series PTFE
>  Thermoseal/Kilnger® Top-Chem® PTFE
>  GORE/Gore-Tex® & Gore® GR PTFE
>  Chevron Sets > Packing Rings > Ball Valve Seats > Mach. Rings


Solid Rubber Materials for Gaskets, Seals and Orings
>  Viton® (CHICAGO-WILCOX is part of the GENUINE VITON® License Program)
>  Nitrile Buna-N (Standard)
>  Neoprene® (FDA)
>  Silicone (FDA)
>  Nitrile Buna-N (FDA)
>  Butyl
>  EPDM
>  Oring Seals are available in these and other synthetic rubber compounds


Metal Products
>  Spiral Wound Gaskets > Custom Fabricated Components

SPECIAL SERVICES SUPPORTING TANK & RAIL CAR

Inventory Services
>  Material Stocking Programs  >  JIT  >  KANBAN >  Expedited Shipping/Delivery Programs

Engineering Support
>  Support >  Samples for Testing  >  Fast Prototyping