GarCo Manufacturing Co., Inc.

A Material Solutions Company

Compression Packing

Compression Packing

The oldest and most common mean of controlling fluid loss in mechanical equipment is compression packing made from relatively soft, pliant materials.

Most common types of compression packing products include Twisted Non-Asbestos Valve Stem Packing, Square Braided Non-Asbestos Pump Packing , PTFE Impregnated Non-Asbestos Square Braided Packing, Flax Packing – Regular, PTFE Filament Packing, Kevlar Pump Packing, Expanded Graphite Packing, Special Braid PTFE Filament with Encapsulated Graphite and PTFE Filament Gasket Tape.  Custom configurations available upon request.


  • Valves
  • Dryers
  • Expansion Joints
  • Mixers, Agitators
  • Centrigual and Reciprocating Pumps


  • Flax
  • PTFE
  • Kevlar
  • Expanded Graphite


  • Twisted
  • Interbraided
  • Square Braided
  • Braid-over-Braid