News Category: Seals
November 8, 2013
Specialized Turning, provider of precision machining, CNC machining, and custom CNC machining services, is introducing custom machined valve bodies, heater blocks, manifolds and related parts requiring extremely close tolerances and tight sealing for critical applications. Specialized custom pressure and flow valve components are machined, rather than tapped, using proprietary... [Read More]

September 6, 2013
Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST) has introduced its new polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) compound Y005, developed especially for use in guide bands on valves that come into contact with foodstuffs. It claims the material complies with the regulations of the FDA and European Union (EC Regulation 10/2011) and also prolongs service life. ‘Guide bands compensate... [Read More]

July 8, 2013
Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE), a manufacturer of elastomer seals, has expanded its range of sealing solutions for the oil and gas sectors. The new range of spring seals include elastomer seals which are made from Perlast and Endura materials and incorporate a spring, making them suitable for applications encountering high pressures, high temperatures or aggressive... [Read More]

June 28, 2013
International company AGC Chemicals has added two new lines of fluoroelastomers that it says can benefit moulded and extruded components used in extreme conditions such as heat, steam and corrosive materials. The Aflas 100 and 150 series are copolymers of tetrafluoroethylene and propylene, a combination AGC says uses unique properties not found in conventional fluoroelastomers. It... [Read More]

June 27, 2013
O-ring seals from DuPont Kalrez have been certified under Total GS EP PVV 142 – the industry standard for sealing products supplied for use with piping, valves and vessels. The Kalrez 0090 perfluoroelastomer seals, available from sealing company Dichtomatik, provide resistance to rapid gas decompression (RGD), in addition to chemical resistance for use within harsh... [Read More]