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..
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..