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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 …

metal detectable O-rings for food and beverage production

Metal Detectable O-rings for critical applications

Over time, exposure to extreme temperatures, continuous vibration, and corrosive clean-in-place (CIP) chemicals can cause O-rings in industrial processing operations to fail. When this occurs, fragments of rubber from seals and gaskets can shear off and work their wat into sanitary systems and enter the product stream. In many cases, this issue requires little more …

Encapsulated FEP O Rings

USP Class VI Testing

What is USP Class VI Testing? USP (United States Pharmacopeia) is an independent public health organisation that promotes public health, establishing state-of-the-art standards for quality, purity, strength and consistency. These USP Standards are published in the US Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary (USP NF). USP Class VI compliance is often requested by end users such …

spring o-rings

Low temperature sealing capability

There are many applications requiring O-rings that operate at low temperatures. Despite this, low temperature performance is often overlooked when considering seal performance. O-rings subjected to low temperatures can typically fail for the following reasons: – The seal material hardens when the low temperature limit is reached, and resists deformation to pressure, causing leak paths. …

metal detectable o-rings

Metal Detectable O-ring Assistance

Metal detectable elastomer O-rings and seals have been specifically developed to meet the ever increasing demands of the food and pharmaceutical industries. Unlike other industries where chemical or temperature resistance is the key seal selection criteria, food and pharmaceutical applications must also meet cleanliness and regulatory challenges. Eastern Seals (UK) Ltd. supply metal detectable O-rings …

HNBR O-Rings

Chemical Processing Solutions

High Performance Sealing Solutions for Chemical Processing Applications Eastern Seals (UK) Ltd supplies a wide range of sealing materials to meet the demands of the Chemical Processing industry. These include materials that satisfy various international standards including FDA and USP Class VI for the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). When high specification materials are …

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