Castle Serenity Blower Gasket 18522 importance

mudeprived Posted By mudeprived, Jun 5, 2019 at 11:37 AM

  1. mudeprived

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    My gasket is pretty shredded up from removing the blower for cleaning the past few years. I think it is now on it's last leg so I am going about replacing it but not sure which way to go. I think I asked this before and I was told I could use RTV instead and I was planning on that until I was looking at the gasket and how it covers the entire surface. Does this gasket provide insulation to the blower motor on the backside? If removing it and replacing it with high temp RTV, the surface will be bare metal and I wonder if the heat transfer will damage the motor.

    What say you?

    I rather use RTV since each gasket is $22 from Castle ($15 on some other sites) but if it plays a part as insulation then I pretty much don't have a choice.


    Thanks

    Chris
     
  2. jerrieric

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    I just bought gasket material online that I use for replacing worn-out gaskets. Costd $18 for 16 in by 2 ft sheet and then you just cut your own gasket pretty easy with a sharp razor.
     
  3. mudeprived

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    Can you share the website where you ordered it from?

    Thanks!
     
  4. johneh

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    Yes you can use RTV I don't it is to had to remove .
    The gasket is not an heat insulator (think about where the rest
    of that end of the unit is) .
    I make my own gaskets and buy the material from my dealer
     
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