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Barrier Fluid FDA

FDA Buffer / Barrier Fluid for Mechanical Seals


  • Environmentally Safe
  • Sanctioned by the EPA, USDA
  • Minimal Disposal Problems
  • Very Low Moisture Content
  • Highest Purity
  • Extreme Clean
  • Excellent Heat Transfer Properties
  • Excellent Low Temperature Fluidity
  • Uniform Molecular Size
  • High Flash Point
  • Compatible with Most Fluids
  • Wide Seal Compatibility Range


  • A pure, non-reactive, synthetic fluid that provides superior lubrication and cooling for double and tandem mechanical seals.
  • Provides very stable seal performance over an extremely wide temperature range, satisfying most seal service requirements. Barrier Fluid FDA® is extremely clean and has excellent low temperature fluidity and heat transfer properties.
  • Is sanctioned under the FDA CFR Title 21 Sections 178.3620 (a) (b); 172.878; 175.105: 172.200 and 210: 177.2260, 2600 and 2800; 178.3570 and 3910. It is approved by the USDA for both H-1 and H-2 service.
  • Is essentially inert, allowing it to be used with most hydrocarbon gases and aqueous acids and bases.
  • Can design custom barrier fluids for customers who have special needs regarding solubility, reactivity, etc.