OEM Industry

Darco Southern in the OEM Industry

Over 40 Years of Industry Service

Darco Southern has been providing thermal protection solutions to manufacturers of Industrial Boilers, Ovens, Furnaces and other high temperature heavy-duty equipment for more than 40 years from our Independence, VA and Spring City, PA manufacturing facilities. In addition to our comprehensive scope of standard and custom products, Darco Southern provides a high level of product quality and supply consistency that elite equipment manufacturers’ demand.

  • Worker Life Safety
  • Exhaust Wrap/Sleeve
  • Pipe Flange Gaskets
  • Insulation/Heat Containment
  • High Temp Industrial Packing
  • Welding & Brazing Curtain/Shield
  • Furnace/Incinerator Door Thermal Seal
  • Hose and Cable Heat & Flame Protection
  • OEM Equipment Door/Enclosure Thermal Seal
  • Custom Tailored Shields, Covers & Shrouds

Darco Southern as your Industrial OEM Partner

From our Tetraglas® fabrics, tapes, sleeves & ropes to our custom fabricated products, Darco Southern has a product solution for your OEM thermal challenges.   Over the past 40 years, our products have been utilized by OEMs on everything from Boilers to Catalyst to Industrial Ovens.  Many of the world’s premier OEMs partner with Darco Southern because of our commitment to continuous quality, on-time delivery and personal service.  We work with you to define your requirements, not only for optimal product performance, but for optimal operations efficiencies.  We can provide kitting, stocking and other custom services, tailored to your specific needs.  The “right” packaging and logistics can dramatically influence your in-house labor time and costs.  We work with your team to optimize all aspects of the process.

Engineered, Custom Solutions

In addition to our standard products, Darco Southern has in-house engineering and custom fabrication capabilities for providing solutions to the most demanding thermal challenges.  In collaboration with your team, we review your application, performance requirements and all product options to find the optimal solution.  Ask us about the Darco Southern 4D Process!

Typical Materials

  • PTFE (500°F/260°C)
  • SILICONE (500°F/260°C)
  • REFLECTIVE FOILS (500°F/260°C)
  • COMPRESSED NON-ASBESTOS GASKET MATERIALS ( up to 700°F/370°C)
  • FIBERGLASS (1000°F/540°C)
  • BASALT (1400°F/750°C)
  • GRAPHITE (up to 1800°F/980°C) depending on environment
  • SILICA (1800°F/980°C)
  • CERAMIC (2300°F/1260°C)