A Gasket is a flat, non-moving, compressible rubber-like device squeezed between two flat surfaces forming a static seal. Gaskets can be made from homogeneous rubber, fabric reinforced rubber, fiberous materials with rubber binders, flexible graphite, PTFE and many other materials.

Some gaskets are made from a combination of metal and fiberous materials and some are all metal. An o-ring, while not flat is also referred to as a gasket at times.

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Gasket refers to a deformable material clamped between essentially stationary faces to prevent the passage of matter through an opening or joint.

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"Gasket" is in the UNSPSC Code "31181509"
  Gasket kits

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