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food processing seal materials

High-Performance Materials for Food Processing

The food industry includes a variety of applications with unique, challenging requirements. The diversity of products and the use of numerous flavours can have varying effects on sealing materials. Furthermore, equipment is increasingly operated at full capacity, which requires more frequent product changes and cleaning cycles. Elastomers used in process equipment, pumps, valves, pipe work, …

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Sealing integrity for the Pharmaceutical industry

Pharmaceutical seal integrity

High performance sealing solutions for the Pharmaceutical sector The pharmaceutical industry includes the manufacture, extraction, processing, purification, and packaging of chemical materials to be used as medication for humans or animals. Pharmaceutical manufacturing is divided into two major stages. The first stage, which is typically referred to as primary processing or manufacture, is the production …

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automotive sealing solutions

Innovative automotive sealing

In a world striving to develop smaller, lighter, faster, safer and more reliable ways to do just about everything, our selection of automotive sealing solutions covers a wide variety of transport applications… The automotive industry is globally driven by environmental and safety standards, and requires increased life cycles due to extended warranty and lower costs …

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aerospace sealing solutions

Aerospace Sealing solutions

Sealing Solutions for Aerospace and Military The equipment that moves today’s Aerospace industry is more advanced than ever before. Sealing solutions and materials must keep up with demanding environments, aggressive chemicals, high temperatures and a range of pressures. O-Rings and gaskets are used for static sealing in various parts of aero engines, including the gearbox, …

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sealing for wind turbines

Sealing Solutions for Wind

As Seal suppliers, we need to recognise and understand the challenges faced by the wind industry in order to identify and supply the right sealing solutions for current and future applications. The wind-power industry continues to find new ways to increase the lifespan and reliability of wind turbines. Wind turbines not only require extreme protection …

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O-Rings

How does an O-ring work?

The O-Ring is one of the simplest, most economical and commonly used types of seal. O-rings are widely used to prevent leakage across a variety of applications, from pumps and valves to cylinders and connectors. They can be used in both static and dynamic operations, and in pneumatic and hydraulic applications. An O-ring is a …

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EPDM o-rings

What is EPDM / EP (Ethylene Propylene)?

Ethylene Propylene based elastomers offer excellent chemical and thermal resistance. EPDM is one of the most widely used synthetic rubbers. It can be used in industries ranging from automotive to HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning). These materials can be compounded in a variety of ways for use in a wide range of demanding applications. …

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