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Monroe is a manufacturer and supplier of high quality o-rings, gaskets, seals, extrusions, and miscellaneous molded products. With a wide variety of compounds to choose from and state of the art machinery, Monroe Seals has the capabilities to meet almost any design specifications.

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An Introduction to PTFE O-Rings and How They Work

O-rings are one of the most common types of mechanical seals on the market. Like all mechanical seals, they are used to seal passages and protect against leaks. O-rings, however, are available in different materials, including polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)  What Are … Read More




Gasket Strips: A Versatile Sealing Solution

Gaskets are often the first and last line of defense against leaks. They are used to seal mating surfaces. When two parts are placed together, they’ll create a mating surface. Pressurized oil, coolant or gases may leak out of this … Read More




5 Reasons O-Rings Fail and How to Prevent Them

O-rings are one of the most common types of mechanical seals. Consisting of a ring-shaped piece of elastomeric material, they are placed around the mating surfaces of two parts. O-rings are designed to prevent leaks from around these mating surfaces. … Read More




5 Common Types of Vulcanized Seals

Vulcanized seals offer a superior level of protection against leakage. They are made using a combination of heat, pressure and adhesive, which chemically bond two ends of the base material together. Whether you’re planning to use them in filter housings, … Read More




The Benefits of Die-Cut Gaskets

Gaskets play an important role in machinery. They are essentially mechanical seals that prevent fluids or gases from leaking. Machinery may feature passages for oil, coolant or combustion gases. If the passages go through two separate parts, a gasket may … Read More





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