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Sep 11, 2019

In the sealing industry, the most basic solution is quite often the best way forward. If a problem can be solved with a standard dimension o-ring,...

Industry:
Life Sciences, Off-Highway Equipment, Fluid Power, Lawn and Garden, Off-Road Recreation Vehicles
Category:
O-Rings
Jul 09, 2019

Why does anyone need a hydraulic seal? There are two general reasons; to keep something in or to keep contamination out. On the “keeping...

Industry:
Off-Highway Equipment, Fluid Power, Lawn and Garden, Off-Road Recreation Vehicles
Category:
O-Rings
May 31, 2019

Back in the early 2000’s, we noticed an increase in customers wanting to audit our gasket and sealing distribution operations. A team from the customer’s organization would pay us a visit and spend hours asking questions about everything from how...

Industry:
Life Sciences, Off-Highway Equipment, Fluid Power, Lawn and Garden, Off-Road Recreation Vehicles, Semiconductor
Apr 29, 2019

“Cut out the middleman and save cost”…. Really?

We’ve all heard some version of this theory. Trust me, in industrial distribution, we’ve heard it A LOT. And we LOVE to hear it, as it gives us the opportunity to provide a differing view....

Apr 05, 2019

ASTM International is the curator of many industry standards throughout the industrial world. The ASTM D2000 standard governs the specification of rubber products in automotive applications. This...

Industry:
Life Sciences, Off-Highway Equipment, Fluid Power, Lawn and Garden, Off-Road Recreation Vehicles, Semiconductor
Category:
Radial Shaft Seals
Jan 16, 2019

Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) has been around for some time and has its own advantages and disadvantages. It was discovered accidentally, not unlike Alexander Fleming’s discovery that a green fungus was...

Industry:
Life Sciences, Off-Highway Equipment, Fluid Power, Lawn and Garden, Off-Road Recreation Vehicles, Semiconductor
Category:
O-Rings
Feb 12, 2018

Manufacturing requirements for sealing mating components are seeing an increased demand for tight tolerance seals with ease of on-the-line installation, which can seal against aggressive sealing applications over an extended life. One of the more...

Industry:
Off-Highway Equipment, Fluid Power, Lawn and Garden, Off-Road Recreation Vehicles
Category:
Gaskets
Jul 28, 2016

The world can be a very dirty place and applications require sealing tasked with keeping that dirt out of the moving parts. Many solutions exist to prevent dirt and mud ingression into a system, each with unique benefits and drawbacks.

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Industry:
Off-Highway Equipment, Fluid Power, Lawn and Garden, Off-Road Recreation Vehicles
Category:
Radial Shaft Seals

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