News Category: Seals
March 19, 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 use of gland packing, and why you might want to switch to mechanical seals. An... [Read More]

December 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 the user a range of API engineered sealing solutions to suit all application requirements.... [Read More]

November 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 that require extended rotary service. According... [Read More]

November 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 plants.... [Read More]

August 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 in Denmark... [Read More]

June 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 that has suitable low temperature flexibility, and which conforms to the DIN EN 14141... [Read More]

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 COG, and a Shore A value... [Read More]

April 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 Japan) is expected to offer growth opportunities in the forecast period... [Read More]

March 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 robust, heavy rubber plugs, nor is it always necessary... [Read More]

March 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 capabilities and its ability to service... [Read More]

November 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 in response... [Read More]

October 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 and temperature resistance. The material is well-positioned... [Read More]

October 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 that its installation and removal... [Read More]

October 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]

October 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, are evaluated. The Zohr field is one of the most important gas reserves... [Read More]

September 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 Chicago, Illinois. “This transaction further enhances our... [Read More]