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seals for automotive transmission fluid

O-Rings and Seals for Automotive Transmission Fluid

As improvements in the Automotive Industry are constantly being introduced, engines and transmissions are being changed to offer increased fuel economy. As a result of new Ultra Low Viscosity (ULV) transmission fluids, CVT fluids have been developed for Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The choice of sealing materials for transmissions can vary depending on a range …

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Silicone O-Rings

Making the FDA Grade

FDA O-rings and seals for the Food and Dairy industries FDA O-rings and seals must consist exclusively of the ingredients listed in the FDA’s White List, located in the Code of Federal Regulations (title 21) section number 177.2600. Since the FDA has strict standards in place for materials that can come in contact with consumables, …

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Viton FKM O-Rings

Viton / FKM vs Nitrile: Which material?

Fluorocarbon (Viton®/ FKM) vs Nitrile (NBR): Which material is right for your application? O-rings can be used in many applications as they are manufactured from a wide range of materials. O-rings are usually made from rubber, or more specifically, polymers / elastomers. These polymers are usually cured by vulcanisation which results in strong, durable and …

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seals for the navy and marine industry

Navy Seals – Marine Industry Solutions

Seals for the Marine industry. It’s been a busy few months, and there has been a growing demand for a range of seals in the marine industry. In particular, naval fleets from countries around the world, including Malaysia and Australia. Eastern Seals‘ products are recognised by marine engineers for their quality and reliability. We supply …

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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 …

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Eastern Seals O-ring Supplier

We’re growing again

Global Seals supplier continues facility expansion to accommodate new products. Since Eastern Seals (UK) Ltd commenced trading in 2007, the company’s customer base has continued to grow, resulting in demand for more stock to be held. Eastern Seals first expanded their warehouse facility in Ashington, Northumberland in 2011 to accommodate both the increase in stock …

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PTFE coated o-rings

PTFE coated seals and parts

PTFE coated parts offer several advantages over uncoated parts Dry film lubricants typically use PTFE, making it the best-known nonstick coating available today. A high-performance application with superior abrasion and nonstick properties, it has a high operating temperature (500° F). Eastern Seals’ PTFE coated parts range decreases friction, facilitates assembly and help with identification. We …

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