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Gaskets

MACMAC Posts: 442
edited 10:50AM in EGG Table Forum
My son cooked fried felt the other night. So now Daddy will replace the gasket. He has an oval. I bought Rutlands 5/8 gasket. Now here is the question. Is there adhesive any better now? It used to peal off in a year. Or should I just go with Permitex? I await the master's response. And thanks. Love this place.

Comments

  • It seems that most favor the 3M 77 Super Adhesive for adhering the gasket to the Egg.

    They say to coat both the Egg and the gasket.

    As a side note, I was searching around on the site awhile back before I actually joined, and I found a discussion some of the folks was having regarding using Permatex as the actual gasket, I believe.

    That got me to thinking, and I was curious as to whether or not it was recommended, safety-wise.

    So, I decided what better way to find out than to call the company itself. They were very helpful, and here's what the guy said:

    The Permatex tech-support guy actually recommended using their Permatex - Ultra Copper item #81878 (this was recommended by Permatex as better than the “red”).

    He said it's rated at a Temp of 650-700 continuous.

    While he said it wasn't NSF rated, he said that as long as it's not in direct contact with the food, it should be OK.

    http://www.permatex.com/products/Automotive/automotive_gasketing/gasket_makers/auto_Permatex_Ultra_Copper_Maximum_Temperature_RTV_Silicone_Gasket_Maker.htm
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