GORE® GFO® Packing
GORE® GFO® Packing is a superior compression pump packing that outlasts virtually any other packing.

GORE® GFO® Packing

Pack It And Forget It!

Braided compression packing made from 100% GORE® GFO® fiber offers proven consistent high performance for a wide range of applications and uses, including shafts on high-speed pumps, mixers and agitators. 

Easy to install and remove, the packing never gets hard or brittle.  It outlasts virtually any other packing it replaces.

Compared to other PTFE/graphite packings, only those made with GORE® GFO® fiber, with its 20+ year history of documented trouble-free performance, deliver an unmatched level of assurance and confidence. Look for the Seal of Assurance on every package ... and 100% GFO printed right on the packing.

Key Benefits

  • Long lasting performance
  • Minimum shaft wear
  • Minimum downtime from repacking pumps or resurfacing shafts
  • Saves maintenance time and trouble
  • Reduces inventories ... consolidates packing needs
  • Confidence that the packing will work every time

Key Features

  • 20+ years of proven, documented performance
  • Runs cool, even after extended periods of continuous operation
  • Never gets hard or brittle, so its easy to remove
  • Widest range of applications


Technical Data:

Temperature Range*: -400°F to + 550°F (-240°C to + 288°C)
Chemical Resistance: Chemically inert, with few exceptions, over the entire 0-14 pH range.
Stability: Able to withstand shaft speeds to 4,300 feet per minute (21.8 m/s)

* See Material Safety Data Sheet for stuffing box temperatures above 150°C.


Not for use in food, drug, cosmetic or medical device manufacturing, processing, or packaging operations.

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