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O-Rings News. Read all about it

O-Rings News There’s lots of O-Rings News to report this week. As a result of all the goings on we’ve been a bit quiet with the blog lately and for that I am sorry. News Item 1: We are proud to announce that we flew through our Quality Audit. Because of this we have been recommended for ISO 9001:2015 the […]

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Selecting O-Rings, How do you decide

Selecting O-Rings, Where to start So, you have designed the most magnificent feat of engineering. Now all you need to do is find the correct seals. The importance of designing in the correct O-Ring should never be under-estimated within an application. Selecting O-Rings that will satisfy the sometimes conflicting demands. Selecting O-Rings that will provide ultimate performance […]

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Bicycle Sealing Solutions for the rise of pedal power

Bicycle – A brief history of pedal power There are several unverified claims for the invention of the Bicycle. The earliest claim is a sketch attributed to Gian Giacomo Caprotti. A a pupil of Leonardo da Vinci, the sketch dates back to 1534. Widly dismissed as a fraud the authenticity of the sketch is vigorously maintained by followers of […]

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Wind Turbines – Seals to power the future of Energy

Wind Power Sealing Solutions Wind Power industry has, in recent years installed over 38 GW of new power capacity across the globe. As a result wind power is now the most developed alternative energy source. Rising oil prices, greater environmental concern and a growing need for more energy has consequently stimulated this growth considerably. We have over 40 years Industry experience. Some […]

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Oil & Gas Applications – Your solution’s right here

Oil & Gas – A demanding set of applications indeed Oil & Gas industries around the world continue to explore new avenues of obtaining fossil fuels. The pursuit of these resources brings a whole heap of challenges, extreme temperatures for one. High pressures and exposure to aggressive fluids are also common challenges, furthermore, reliability and […]

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Job Alert. We have a vacancy for a Customer Account Executive

Job vacancy at O Rings Limited Job Alert – We are currently looking to recruit a Customer Account Executive to join our wonderful team here at O Rings Limited. As a customer account executive you will manage your own varied portfolio of accounts. The main duties will include: Liaison with both customers and suppliers in order to manage specific […]

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Isolast® FFKM – The Superhero of Elastomer sealing

Isolast ® Universal J9503 – A Sealing Revolution Isolast is a range of high specification perfluoroelas tomer compounds developed by Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. Virtually inert these materials perform well in a broad range of chemical media including Amines, Alkalis and Acids. Also both organic and inorganic oxides and steam, at continuous operating temperatures from -25°C to +325°C First of […]

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Need an O-Ring? Know the Size?

O-Ring Basics – Measuring them. The O-Ring, a round mechanical seal that keeps gas or liquid from passing through an opening. An engineering marvel if you will. However they are not perfect and, over time they may wear out and require replacement, consequently getting the correct size is vital. We’ve put together some simple to […]

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Aerospace, We’ve got your sealing solution

Aerospace and Military Sealing Solutions Todays Aerospace industry is more advanced than ever. And because of ever evolving technology, it’s growing more complex by the day. As a result of this rapidly advancing industry, sealing solutions have had to advance too.  Sealing solutions and materials therefore must keep up with demanding environments, aggressive chemicals, high temperatures and a range of pressures. […]

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Adventures of an O-Ring – Part 1 In the beginning.

O-Ring – In the beginning Before I start regaling you with my O-Ring adventures I think it only right to explain a bit about where I came from. Sadly not much is known about my very early history. What we do know is that the first recorded patent was filed in Sweden on 12th May 1896 by J.O.Lundberg. Unfortunatly not a whole lot else […]

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