Case Studies

Tree Stump Grinding

Custom Carbide Components

Our customer had developed a stump grinder attachment for their product offering and had been using standard stump grinding components widely used through the industry by many manufacturers.

Industry: Off-Highway Equipment
HNBR Hydraulic Spool Seal

HNBR Hydraulic Spool Seal

Our customer was using a urethane spool seal for a hydraulic control valve. A new design to the valve resulted in increased temperatures exceeding the capability of the urethane being used. Frictional forces needed to be kept as low as possible to prevent high shifting forces.

Industry: Fluid Power
HNBR Hydraulic Spool Seal

HNBR Hydraulic Spool Seal

Our customer was using a urethane spool seal for a hydraulic control valve. A new design to the valve resulted in increased temperatures exceeding the capability of the urethane being used. Frictional forces needed to be kept as low as possible to prevent high shifting forces.

Industry: Off-Highway Equipment
Construction Excavator

Double Lip Shaft Seal

Our customer was using two seals installed back to back and was having issues with leaks. It was found that the seals were occasionally installed such that the seals were not back to back - allowing for leakage. A double lip design was developed to fit in the same groove and provide fail safe installation as well as a component reduction.

Industry: Off-Road Recreation Vehicles
Construction Excavator

Double Lip Shaft Seal

Our customer was using two seals installed back to back and was having issues with leaks. It was found that the seals were occasionally installed such that the seals were not back to back - allowing for leakage. A double lip design was developed to fit in the same groove and provide fail safe installation as well as a component reduction.

Industry: Lawn and Garden
Construction Excavator

Double Lip Shaft Seal

Our customer was using two seals installed back to back and was having issues with leaks. It was found that the seals were occasionally installed such that the seals were not back to back - allowing for leakage. A double lip design was developed to fit in the same groove and provide fail safe installation as well as a component reduction.

Industry: Fluid Power
Construction Excavator

Double Lip Shaft Seal

Our customer was using two seals installed back to back and was having issues with leaks. It was found that the seals were occasionally installed such that the seals were not back to back - allowing for leakage. A double lip design was developed to fit in the same groove and provide fail safe installation as well as a component reduction.

Industry: Off-Highway Equipment
Glass Manufacturing

Glass Coating Application FKM O-Ring

A glass manufacturing facility was having trouble meeting production and quality requirements. The glass was produced with streaks and smears. The issues were not noticed until the glass was installed all over the United States, which caused millions of dollars in repairs.

Industry:
Parker Seals' Zero Leak Hydraulic Rod Seal

Zero-Leak Hydraulic Rod Seal Package

Hydraulic cylinder manufacturers are constantly being challenged to provide product with dry running rods. Between government regulations and customer satisfaction, a solution was needed to improve the hydraulic rod sealing package.

Industry: Off-Road Recreation Vehicles
Parker Seals' Zero Leak Hydraulic Rod Seal

Zero-Leak Hydraulic Rod Seal Package

Hydraulic cylinder manufacturers are constantly being challenged to provide product with dry running rods. Between government regulations and customer satisfaction, a solution was needed to improve the hydraulic rod sealing package.

Industry: Fluid Power

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