Lip seals – also known as rotary or radial shaft seals – offer several performance advantages, adding to their popularity in aerospace, climate control, electromechanical, fluid and gas handling hydraulics, pneumatic, and process control domains. Offered in various designs from single lip seal to multiple lip cartridge versions, these seals retain lubricants, remove contaminants, confine pressure and separate fluids.… Read more..
The packaged food, which you consume in your everyday life undergoes a number of processing steps. The food and beverages industry implements different types of machinery to carry out diverse processes. Same is the case with the pharmaceutical industry.
These machines use components like gaskets, and seals, which may erode over extensive use, and its particles can enter the products.… Read more..
Several industrial equipment and machinery often consist of parts, whose one component is static and the other one is rotating. In such cases, there is a risk of creation of an opening between these two components, which can hamper the overall performance of the equipment.… Read more..
The O-ring is one of the important and simplest types of seals used in various dynamic, as well as static applications. It basically comprises of a cross-section, which is designed into a groove. This cross section provides an initial compression.… Read more..
Seals refer to any adhesive device or material, which joins any two systems together and prevent leakage of fluid under the influence of pressure. These seals are developed using a different process, and are built in adherence with the industrial standards to provide effective performance in various power generation equipment, such as actuators, linear motion devices, gear boxes, etc.… Read more..
A wide variety of processing equipment in the food and pharmaceutical industries use seals like any other manufacturing equipment. O-rings are one such type of mechanical seals that are used by food manufacturing industries. The O-ring is placed in a groove between two surfaces, and they undergo compression during the assembly, thereby creating a reliable sealing surface.… Read more..
An oil seal is basically a simple device, which is used to stop dirt, dust, water, and other contaminants from entering the shaft equipment. It is also known by other names like elastomeric lip seal, lip seal, shaft seal, or rotary shaft seal.… Read more..
In the recent years, various synthetic polymers have gained popularity for specific characteristics, and are fast becoming replacements for the metals in industrial applications. Polytetrafluoroethylene, abbreviated as PTFE is one such synthetic polymer, which is used in various industrial applications. One of the well-known brand products for PTFE is Rulon.… Read more..
There are different types of gaskets used in a vehicle, varying from head gaskets that are installed between the engine block and the cylinder head, to engine gaskets that seal out harmful elements, thus keeping the engine safe and sealed up tightly.… Read more..
The sealing integrity of a fluid power system is of paramount importance. O-rings are the most common types of sealing used in various fluid power systems. These seals may fail to perform due to various reasons. Analysis of the sealing application will help you understand the nature of failure.… Read more..