Compound packing made of special mineral yarns with high lubrication and chemical resistance, reinforced on the corners with a tough high abrasion resistance phenol yarn. This packing has high lubricating and mechanical resistance properties due to its diagonal braiding and the addition of synthetic yarns on the corners. It is suitable for use in damaged shafts because of its excellent elasticity and adaptability to the stuffing box. MG 974 has been designed for centrifugal pump applications, dynamic equipment and even for vacuum equipment. This packing is specially recommended for applications where emission control is necessary..