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May 3, 2019
Watson-Marlow strengthens gasket range with new materials
SEALS NEWS
Apr 29, 2019
Gasket and sealing solutions provider Flexitallic UK will showcase its range of industrial gaskets and sealing solutions, as well as accredited training courses designed for the chemical industry, at the CHEMUK supply chain expo in Harrogate, Yorkshire in May. Flexitallic will display a collection of its sealing... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Apr 4, 2019
Seal manufacturer AESSEAL is celebrating its 40th anniversary, with a series of events and a promise to ‘continue investing and innovating’. Each AESSEAL branch will be organising and holding regional events to celebrate the occasion. “We are very proud of what has been achieved over the last 40... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Nov 26, 2018
Germany-based sealing systems developer Chesterton has announced that it is launching a new portfolio of sealing solutions designed to fit Australian pumps supplier Warman’s AH series pumps. The 2211 DualPac SuperSet (2211) and the 170L Slurry Cartridge Single Seal for Heavy Duty Applications (170L) are both engineered... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
May 4, 2018
The InsoLion FS gasket is James Walker's performance isolation gasket and uses a patented triple seal design. This incorporates a coated metallic core housing a modified u-shaped TFM seal energised with a phynox spring. The location of James Walker’s triple seal design elements on the gasket... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Apr 16, 2018
AESSEAL will be delivering a webinar on the cost and energy benefits of mechanical seals on 18 April, at 2:30pm -3:30pm BST. Hosted by Fluid Handling International, the webinar will be presented by Chris Dean, Technical Training Manager at AESSEAL. He will discuss the pros and cons around the... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Dec 6, 2017
Aesseal we’ll be exhibiting its CAPI range in booth 1413 at the Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia in Houston, Texas. The Aesseal CAPI range is primarily utilised to suit the requirements of the oil, gas and petrochemical industries. The CAPI Type A, B and C seal range offers... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Nov 21, 2017
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions have launched a unique rotary seal which aims to achieve strong performance and reliability when running at greater speeds and higher temperature. The new Turcon Roto Glyd Ring V is a double-acting rotary seal primarily intended for double-acting pressure applications within severe working conditions... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Nov 1, 2017
A leading UK gasket manufacturer is set to unveil a new hi-tech production facility designed to supply the water treatment industry with innovative sealing products. J.A. Harrison’s new, £2.8million (€3.2 million) installation houses the technology, machinery and manufacturing processes to create specialised sealing products for water treatment... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Aug 17, 2017
Engineered polymer solutions specialist Trelleborg will invest in a new, ‘state-of-the-art’ production facility for sealing solutions in Denmark. The investment will see the Swedish company’s Trelleborg Sealing Solutions business area relocate its manufacturing in Denmark to the new site. According to a statement from Trelleborg, the investment... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Jun 30, 2017
German based manufacturer C. Otto Gehrckens (COG) has announced a special new compound for seal manufacture, which it claims could present a breakthrough for the valve and gas industry. “One of the central demands from the valve sector and gas industry has been for a seal material... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
May 30, 2017
Seal manufacturer C. Otto Gehrckens has unveiled a new product range for the premium segment, the COG VarioPur series. Constructed from three ‘high-performance’ materials based on thermoplastic polyurethanes, the VarioPur series has abrasion and extrusion resistance at least five times higher than traditional material NBR, according to... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Apr 4, 2017
A new report on the mechanical seals market suggests the highest growth is expected in the Americas. The analysis, compiled by Future Marketing Insights, suggests the demand for mechanical seals in the Middle East and Africa will remain stable, while the Asia-Pacific region (with the exception of... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Mar 17, 2017
Wales-based Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT) has unveiled a range of lightweight inflatable stoppers for pipes up to 120” diameter to prevent the entry of debris into pipes. Ron Sewell, chairman for HFT, said: “For pipe diameters of 36” and over, not all applications require expensive and very... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Mar 3, 2017
Flex-A-Seal, a Vermont, US-based manufacturer of custom engineered mechanical seals and welded metal bellows, has recently acquired H&S Sealing, which has been doing business in Louisiana for over 35 years. As part of the expansion effort, H&S Sealing will become Flex-A-Seal Service Solutions, which aims to expand its... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Nov 9, 2016
Hallite Seals International has released its new Armorlene high-performance polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) product and material portfolio that encompasses more than 30 product profiles, 26 materials and 18 Armorlene PTFEs. The new portfolio expands the Armorlene product and materials range outside the German and Chinese markets. Armorlene PTFE was developed... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Oct 25, 2016
DuPont has launched a new perfluoroelastomer part for use in demanding high volume industrial markets for applications such as sensors, sprayers, injectors, diving seals, and microvalves. The Kalrez CP222 can enable manufacturers to reduce total operating sealing costs due to its longer seal life and high chemical... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Oct 21, 2016
Frankenthal, Germany-based pump manufacturer KSB has developed a new double mechanical seal in tandem arrangement, which is especially well suited to the particular requirements of dry- and wet-installed wastewater pumps. During development of the 4STQ – a double mechanical seal module – KSB’s engineers strove to ensure... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Oct 14, 2016
Centrifugal pump manufacturer Sundyne has launched its new improved gearbox output seal, the SundSeal, for customers throughout Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Developed through extensive research and development, as well as rigorous testing at Sundyne’s Arvada facility, SundSeal improves seal reliability and pump and compressor seal maintenance... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Oct 11, 2016
Italian seal manufacturer Fluiten has been qualified and approved for the vendor list by Petrobel, the oil company managing the Zohr gas field. This is a lengthy and rigorous process in which the financial position of the company, its technical capabilities as well as its manufacturing productivity,... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Sep 13, 2016
Boyd Corp., a global provider of energy management and sealing solutions, has completed the purchase of Spec Seals, a US-based specialty O-ring manufacturer. The newly acquired business now operates as a specialty sealing division under the Boyd brand, and has bases of operation in Anaheim, California, and... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Jul 27, 2016
Finnish energy technology manufacturer Wärtsilä has released the new REvolution digital management system that controls, monitors, records, and analyses the performance of seals autonomously in real time. The system, incorporating machine learning, predictive modelling, and model predictive control, increases the predictability and reliability of sealing solutions... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Jul 22, 2016
CMD, an Italian manufacturer of gaskets and sealings in graphite, has received five new certifications from the international certification body DNV-GL The certifications concern fugitive emissions and fire safe tests for both CMD’s Armastem and Stemseal stem packing types and a fire safe test for the spiral-wound... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Jul 1, 2016
US-based Bal Seal Engineering has expanded its line of seal materials to include P78, a high-temperature, high-performance thermoplastic, and P240, a lubricated, fiber-reinforced version of P78. The company says the properties of the new materials make them well-suited for use in the chemical processing and petrochemical industries... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Jun 29, 2016
Italian seal manufacturer Fluiten has released double cartridge TRHD seals with metal bellows, developed specifically for pumps used at high temperature. Fluiten’s R&D team designed the seals to be able to withstand temperatures of over 176°C, as stipulated by API standards, and they are also able to... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Mar 11, 2016
The independent seal manufacturer C. Otto Gehrckens presents the new COG VarioPur seal range based on thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU/AU). Both the abrasion and the extrusion resistance are at least five times higher than those of the traditional material NBR, which has a Shore A value of 90. Furthermore,... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Mar 2, 2016
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is introducing a new ethylene propylene diene rubber (EPDM) compound called Turel E7Y30, specifically engineered to meet global potable water regulations. Turel E7Y30, with a hardness of 70 durometers, avoids the potential issue of high elongation in automated assembly processes and provides reduced friction, which leads... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Feb 15, 2016
Germany-based EagleBurgmann Espey has introduced the WD200/500 series of carbon floating ring seals for nearly all machine types with a rotating shaft. The seal type is used in industries such as chemical, metal, cement, and food industries (with FDA certificate), power station technology, and mechanical and plant... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Feb 3, 2016
Triangle Fluid Controls, a Canadian manufacturer of industrial PTFE and semi-metallic gasketing products, has launched a premium grade compressed non-asbestos gasket material. Durlon 8900 has been designed to withstand temperatures of 496°C and pressures of 138 bar, and has been thoroughly tested passing the API 607 6th Edition Fire... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Sep 18, 2015
Open processes put especially high hygienic demands on the food and beverage industry, since they function in facilities that are not closed off from the environment and thus need to be cleaned and sterilised regularly. Freudenberg-NOK has introduced seals that consist of a flat metallic gasket and... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Sep 17, 2015
StoneAge has released the new BJ 705 high pressure seal for Barracuda rotary pressure jet shotguns. Surface preparation is a major application of industrial cleaning, whereby highly pressurised water jets are directed at a surface in order to remove material such as paint, enamel, rust, deposits, and... [Read More]