News Category: Seals
April 9, 2014
Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE), a manufacturer of advanced elastomer O-rings and components, has announced that it will open a new manufacturing site in Brenham, Texas, US, later this year. The ground breaking ceremony, held on 2 April, initiated the build of a 30,000ft2 facility which will be up and running by October. The new factory will specialise in the manufacture... [Read More]

February 19, 2014
Metallized Carbon Corporation, a global manufacturer of oil-free, self-lubricating, carbon-graphite materials for severe service lubrication applications, has announced the availability of mechanical seal primary rings for sealing refrigerants and other low viscosity liquids. Low viscosity liquids such as Freon refrigerants, liquid oxygen, liquid carbon dioxide, propane,... [Read More]

November 12, 2013
California-based pump and engineering specialist Wilden, a manufacturer of air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, has announced a new line of diaphragms for pump operations. The company's EZ-Install TPE diaphragms have been designed so that the operator in the field does not need to invert the diaphragm during the installation process. This improvement... [Read More]

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]