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How Temperature Affects Elastomer Seals

When shopping for elastomer seals, you should consider the temperature range to which they will be exposed. Elastomer seals offer an effective, long-lasting solution to prevent leaks. They are characterized by their elastomeric construction, meaning they are made of a … Read More




The Benefits of PTFE Seals: What You Should Know

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is commonly used in the construction of seals. Many O-rings, for instance, are entirely of PTFE. You can place them around the mating surfaces to prevent leaks. Even when exposed to pressurized fluid or gas, they will continue … Read More




An Introduction to O-Ring Sizes and What They Mean

You can’t choose the right O-ring without considering the size. O-rings are mechanical seals that feature a circular, ring-like shape. They are typically used to seal mating surfaces. Even when exposed to pressurized liquid or gas, O-rings will continue to … Read More




The Benefits of Nitrile O-Rings: What You Should Know

Nitrile is commonly used in the construction of seals, including O-rings. Nitrile O-rings are ring-shaped seals. They are made of nitrile, which is an elastomer that’s able to expand and contract in response to temperature changes. It’s essentially a ¬†copolymer … Read More




Extruded Rubber Seals: Everything You Need to Know

Rubber extrusion is a common manufacturing process. It involves the use of an extrusion machine to create rubber products. In addition to electrical connectors and grommets, rubber extrusion is used to make seals. Here’s everything you need to know about … Read More





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