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Gaskets vs O-rings: Which Are Better Sealing Solutions for Your Applications?

May 20, 2024 Material | Gaskets | FDA O-Rings

Any industrial device or equipment carrying gases or liquids as part of the process must be appropriately sealed to prevent leakages, ensure safety, and get optimized results.

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Top 8 Installation Tips for Oil Seals

Apr 17, 2024 Oil Seals | Material

Rubber oil seals play a significant role in preventing contamination and leakage in various applications, from automotive engines to industrial machinery. Although widely used seals, many users fail to get the results as expected mainly due to improper installation in applications.

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Embracing Innovation in Sanitary Gaskets for 2024

Mar 20, 2024 Gaskets

Sanitary gaskets are sealing components used in the pharmaceutical industry to prevent contamination due to friction between moving parts of the manufacturing equipment.

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Explore All About Industrial Oil Seals

Jan 08, 2024 Industrial seals | Oil Seals | Material | PTFE | LIP Seals

Oil seals, also known as oil lip seals, dirt seals, grease seals, shaft seals, or rotary seals, are used to fill the gaps between stationary and revolving parts of the equipment. They are designed to prevent the leakage of fluids from the machinery and inhibit contaminants from reaching these fluids...

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Top Reasons for Using Wiper Seal in Hydraulic Systems

Dec 19, 2023 Material

Hydraulic systems play a critical role in a wide range of sectors, providing power and control for several machinery and equipment. Although these systems are designed for lasting performance, among various factors, they may get affected due to contaminants like dirt, dust, and water.

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Typical Food-Grade Seal Failures and Strategies for Resolution

Nov 22, 2023 Food Grade Seals | Gaskets

Maintaining hygiene, product integrity, and safety is essential in the food processing industry. Seals and gaskets play an essential role in accomplishing these objectives. They help keep the equipment airtight, prevent cross-contamination, and maintain the hygiene and quality of food products. Unli...

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Exploring Varieties and Design Features of Rotary Shaft Seals

Nov 09, 2023 Material | LIP Seals | Mechanical Seals

The performance of most industrial processes depends on various scalar and vector quantities such as motion, speed, force, and more, which are based on direction, magnitude, or both. All of these quantities together facilitate the working of any machine or equipment in terms of mobility, movement in...

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How to Maximize Profit Margins with Custom Seals and Gaskets for Industrial Applications

Oct 26, 2023 Industrial seals | Oil Seals | Gaskets

Industrial seals and gaskets are components that help prevent contaminants or leaks in industrial machinery. There is an abundance of variety when it comes to these sealing solutions. Although designed for challenging work environments, not all seals and gaskets are made the same or maybe a perfect ...

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How to Choose the Best O-Ring for Your FDA Applications

Oct 03, 2023 Materials | FDA O-Rings | PTFE | Silicone

O-rings are resilient seals used in various applications across food and drug manufacturing, and packaging applications. These rings are used in valves, pumps, and other manufacturing equipment, where they create effective sealing. They ensure leak-free connections and prevent contamination, which a...

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Impact of Custom Industrial Seals and Gaskets on Your Application

Jul 28, 2023 Industrial seals | Gaskets

Gaskets are used in different applications to create a sealing between two mating surfaces. They are used in various applications such as automobiles, kitchen appliances, machines, and so on. They are available in different designs such as ANSI-flanges, orifice, screen, camlock, bevel-seat, i-line, ...

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Quad O-Rings: 5 Reasons for Popularity Analyzed

Jun 01, 2023 Rod Seals | FDA O-Rings

A quad O-ring is a is a four-lobed rubber seal used in hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Featuring four concentric rings, these O-rings are used to seal around a shaft or rod. These rings are typically made from elastomeric materials such as nitrile or neoprene. They are often used in applications wh...

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Ways to Measure and Choose Oil Seals for Industrial Applications

Apr 03, 2023 Industrial seals | Oil Seals | LIP Seals

Oil seals are used to protect shafts and bearings from oil, grease, and dirt in various industries. They consist of an outer metal ring and a flexible inner rubber ring that is attached to the outer ring using chemical adhesive. Oil seals come in single and double lip varieties, and their size is de...

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Know Why Metal Detectable O-rings Find Use in Food and Pharmaceutical Industries

Jan 11, 2023 FDA O-Rings | Mechanical Seals

Food and pharmaceutical are two industries which have to comply with industry standards for hygiene, sanitation, use of safe products, and so on. Each aspect of these two industries, ranging from the actual product and its parts to packaging materials, need to comply with FDA standards. There is zer...

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Nitrile Rubber Seals and Their Properties Discussed

Nov 15, 2022 Rubber Seals | Oil Seals

Nitrile rubber is one of the most popular synthetic elastomers used for producing oil seals, gaskets, engine hoses, and so on. This synthetic rubber is a copolymer made of acrylonitrile and butadiene molecules, and is referred to as nitrile-butadiene rubber or NBR.

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Industrial Seals and Gaskets; Major Types and Uses Explained

Oct 19, 2022 Industrial seals | Oil Seals | Gaskets | Rod Seals | LIP Seals

Industrial seals and gaskets are the terms that are generally used interchangeably as they perform similar functions in preventing leaks in applications. However, there are some key differences between the two that many users are unaware of. Since both seals and gaskets find immense applications in ...

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Know the Importance of Using Rotary or Shaft Seals

Sep 20, 2022 Rubber Seals | LIP Seals

Motion, speed, and force are various aspects which influence the performance or functioning of industrial machinery. Many processes require rotation, oscillating movements, hydraulics and so on to get various outputs.

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How to Augment the Shelf Life of Industrial Seals?

Aug 08, 2022 Industrial seals | Oil Seals

Industrial seals are used at the interfaces between components to prevent leakage. There are several types of seals available, each with its own unique construction and usage. Many seals have a limited lifespan, and the shelf life majorly depends on how they are used and stored.

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Get to Know About the Top Performing Materials for Industrial Gasket Making

Jul 07, 2022 Material | Gaskets | PTFE

Industrial gaskets are the most important components used for sealing the gap between two moving objects to make them airtight, liquid-tight or dust-tight. Owing to several benefits of these gaskets, they have become a must-have part of most industrial machinery and equipment.

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How Temperature Extremities Affects Rubber Seals?

Feb 16, 2022 Rubber Seals | Material | Silicone

Rubber seals are used in a wide range of industries, from medical, food processing, pharmaceutical and automotive to construction. They have excellent sealing properties, and can perfectly withstand harsh conditions like high temperatures, chemicals, and UV light. The performance of the rubber seal ...

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A Guide to Select Oil Seals for Your Industrial Application

Dec 17, 2021 Industrial seals | Oil Seals

An oil seal is a type of seal used in various industrial equipment to close the gap between its moving and non-moving components. These oil seals help prevent lubricant leakage at high pressures and block foreign components from entering the machinery. With such an important role to play, these oil ...

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