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. There is little doubt that these industrial gaskets have to withstand tremendous pressure, and are subjected to chemicals, fuels, and other hazardous substances.… Read more..
Gaskets and seals are exposed to varying temperatures and pressures, as well as harsh chemicals when used in industrial environments. To survive the extremes, these seals and gaskets are manufactured using a variety of elastomeric materials. Neoprene and EPDM are two popular elastomeric materials used for making these seals.… Read more..
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. These gaskets, which gives optimum performance in demanding rotary situations, are available in a wide variety of configurations.… Read more..
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..