Phthalates are the most common characterized family of chemicals used in several food products, cosmetics, and home improvement products. They are mainly found in toys, wall coverings, detergents, pharmaceuticals, blood bags, nail polishes, soaps, perfumes, and other personal care products. Phthalates are used as softeners in most of the aforementioned personal care products and are also used in food packaging applications.… Read more..
Nitrile Butadiene Rubber or NBR rubber is a popular elastomer that is produced from a copolymer of acrylonitrile and butadiene. This versatile rubber material, owing to its several superior features and properties, is widely used in a number of applications across industries.… Read more..
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 in different applications.… Read more..
Industrial seals are popularly used in a wide range of application industries, such as pharmaceutical, automotive, heavy equipment, oil and gas, etc. The rod seals are a type of industrial seals, which are most commonly used in hydraulic cylinder systems.… Read more..
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 environments.… Read more..
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. Another thing that varies based on their usage is the material used.… Read more..
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. Squeeze ratio is one such factor that demands utmost importance when working with O-ring seals.… Read more..
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. This is because various applications in the food industry demand reliable sealing at all temperatures.… Read more..
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.… Read more..
Oil seals play a crucial role in all rotating and moving part assembly as they act as a physical barrier to retain lubricants, whilst excluding dirt, moisture and other contamination. They are manufactured in a wide range of sizes and specifications to meet several demanding sealing applications across industries.… Read more..