Get Introduced to a Few Popular Hydraulic Seal Materials

Nov 13, 2020 Rubber Seals | Material | PTFE

An overview of the popular hydraulic seal materials and their properties. Owing to advanced plastic and polymer technologies, it is easy to find hydraulic seals in a variety of materials.


Why is FDA-approved Silicone Rubber Chosen for Gaskets and Seals in the Food Processing Industry?

Jan 03, 2020 Food Grade Seals | Rubber Seals

The food and pharmaceutical industry follows stringent standards when it comes to gasket and sealing materials used in food production machinery.


How to Select Rubber Seals and Gaskets for Your Application?

Dec 11, 2019 Rubber Seals

Leakage of fluids such as liquids and gases is one of the main concerns across industries, where they are used as a part of different industrial processes.


Criteria to Be Considered When Selecting Pharmaceutical Grade Industrial Seal Component

Sep 26, 2019 Industrial seals

The pharmaceutical industry is one such quality conscious sectors that demand creative sealing solutions meeting cleanliness, traceability, and compliance to standards.


Why Polyurethane is Chosen to Manufacture of Food Grade Gaskets & Seals

Sep 10, 2019 Food Grade Seals

Unlike the past, food and beverage industry is focusing more on safety and sanitation in their production processes to prevent the rate of contamination.


3 Reasons for Oil Seal Failure and Their Solutions Discussed

Jul 04, 2019 Oil Seals

The oil and gas industry is one of the most challenging industries due to adverse conditions and demands involved.


How to Choose the Right Gasket Material for a Non-Metallic Gasket

Jun 12, 2019 Material

A gasket is a mechanical tool that helps seal connecting flanges and prevents leakage. It is used in various industries across applications and devices which include boilers, tanks, and piping among others.


What Makes Peroxide-Cured EPDM Rubber an Ideal Gasket Material?

May 10, 2019 Rubber Seals

Gaskets and seals are exposed to varying temperatures and pressures, as well as harsh chemicals when used in industrial environments.


A Guide to Choose between Sanitary Screen Gaskets and Orifice Gaskets

Mar 29, 2019 Gaskets

Sanitary gaskets are a great solution to many applications demanding long-term sealability, excellent wear performance, and most importantly where sanitation and a higher level of chemical compatibility is required.


Know About Phthalate-Free Materials Used in O-Rings and Gaskets

Jan 31, 2019 Phthalate Free Seals

Phthalates are the most common characterized family of chemicals used in several food products, cosmetics, and home improvement products.


General Properties, Features and Applications of Nitrile Rubber

Jan 02, 2019 Material

Nitrile Butadiene Rubber or NBR rubber is a popular elastomer that is produced from a copolymer of acrylonitrile and butadiene.


Storage Recommendations of ANSI Flange Gaskets

Nov 20, 2018 Flange Gaskets

Flange gaskets are precisely engineered products, which are positioned between two pipes to prevent leaks from the flange joint. These flanges are manufactured mainly using FKM Black or White Fluoroelastomer, Platinum Silicone, Buna &, EPDM, Tuf-Flex®, Tuf-Steel® materials to offer reliable service ...


Rod Seals – What You Know? What You Don’t?

Oct 03, 2018 Industrial seals | Rod Seals

Industrial seals are popularly used in a wide range of application industries, such as pharmaceutical, automotive, heavy equipment, oil and gas, etc.


Properties and Benefits of PEEK Material

Jul 09, 2018 PEEK

Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) is a linear, aromatic, semi-crystalline polymer that exhibits excellent mechanical and thermal properties. Several grades of PEEK™ such as Virgin PEEK™, 30% Glass Filled PEEK™, 30% Carbon Filled PEEK™, and Bearing Grade PEEK™ are preferred for applications in demanding en...


What are the Most Commonly Used Materials in Sanitary Gaskets?

Jun 13, 2018 Gaskets | Materials

Sanitary gaskets are used in a variety of applications. The main objective of these products is to form a seal clamp connection. Based on the application or industry they are used, these gaskets can have different shapes, and sizes.


Tips for Selecting the O-Ring Squeeze Ratio

May 07, 2018 FDA O-Rings

O-rings are the type of seals used in various process industries to prevent the leakage of gases or liquids. There are various factors that equipment designers need to consider while installing the O-ring seals.


Why are PTFE seals favored in the Food Industry?

Apr 05, 2018 PTFE

With plastic being one of the successful commercial materials, there are abundant varieties available for consideration in the food industry. Although many of these varieties share common properties, still not all are suited for the said industry.


Basic Things you Should Know About Oil Seals – Part 2

Mar 20, 2018 Oil Seals

Oil seals are used in various industries for enhancing performance of moving parts. In the last post, we have discussed some general things about oil seals. In this post, we will discuss a few more crucial information related to oil seals.


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