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Felt Application Chart

Product Typical Uses
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
16R1
F-1
34R1
Bearing seals, ink roll, polishing, printing pads, lubricator wicks, and precision uses where high grade felt with good appearance and durability is required.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
16R1X
F-50
34R1
Ball and roller bearing precision seals, strip wicks, industrial filters and uses requiring thin precision felt.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
16R2
F-2
34R2
Vibration mounts precision channels, oil seals, bumpers, gaskets, and lubricator wicks.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
16R3
F-3
34R3
Automotive, aircraft, machine components: Similar to 16R1 and 16R2, where lower quality is acceptable. Machinery pads and steel wiping applications.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
16R3X
F-51
34R3
Gaskets, liners, bearing seals, where precision tolerances, life and quality are not as exacting.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
12R1
F-5
26R1
Lubricators, wipers, shock dampeners, where durable resiliant felt is required. Grease retainers, spacer strip seals, vibration mounts, weather strips, journal lubricators.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
12R3
F-7
26R3
Dust shields, oil and grease retainers; similar to 12R1 and 12R2 where a lower grade is acceptable.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
12R3X
F-55
26R3
Antisqueak strips, antidrumming and insulation lining laminated to other materials.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
9R1
F-10
18R1
Fluid storage and delivery, resilient padding, plug filters for gas and air.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
9R2
F-11
18R2
Dryer drum seals, impregnated packing, insoles, insulation; oil, dust and mud shields. Chassis strips, spacers, dash liners, antisqueak strips and pads, sound deadening and acoustic uses.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
9R4
F-13
18R3
Grease and oil retention, protective lining and isolation for freight cars, trucks, dunnage, uses similar to 9R2 and 9R3 where less durability and lower grade felt is acceptable.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
9R5
F-15
Grease and oil retention, protective lining and isulation for freight cars, trucks, dunnage, uses similar to 9R2 and 9R3 where less durability and lower grade felt is acceptable.
Commercial Standard Grade
SAE Number
NTA Number
8R5
F-26
17R2
Packing or padding when held between other materials; not recommended for mechanical use.

Special Orders normally require a 3-4 week lead time and a manufacturing minimum. Items designated as in-stock are normally inventoried, but may occasionally be in the process of being produced, thus requiring a 3-4 week lead time.