2017 Article Nov 17, 2017
A wide variety of food and beverage manufactures require FDA-grade compliant materials. What are the most common FDA-grade materials for o-rings?
2017 Article Jul 20, 2017
Chemical compatibility of common elastomers
2017 Article Jun 14, 2017
Durometer is one of several measures of hardness of objects like rubber and plastic.
2017 Article Feb 15, 2017
Oil seals – often called grease, fluid or dirt seals – very simply need to stop the fluid that is inside from leaking out.
2017 Article Jan 04, 2017
A mechanical seal is simply a method of containing fluid within a vessel (typically pumps, mixers, etc.) where a rotating shaft passes through a stationary housing or occasionally, where the housing rotates…
2016 Article Dec 06, 2016
When high temperature conditions require high tensile strength and resistance, one elastomer comes to mind:Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (HNBR).
2016 Article Nov 08, 2016
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2016 Article Oct 04, 2016
We mostly think of back up rings as being used with O-Rings. But they also are used with T-seals (an O-Ring substitute) as well as various styles of piston seals and occasionally with U-Seals.