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Automotive Sealing Solutions from O Rings Limited

Automotive Sealing Firstly, because you’re reading this I’m guessing you know Automotive sealing solutions are utilised throughout todays vehicles. Furthermore you’ll be aware that these include the humble O Ring.  This little wonder of engineering is able to withstand the high pressures in Shock absorbers and engine bays. But we’d like to fill you in about some of the other Automotive […]

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Shelf Life of an O Ring

Shelf Life – What & Why Shelf Life – noun – the length of time for which an item remains usable, fit for consumption, or saleable The rubber industry generally uses old US military specs and current SAE Aerospace recommendations to calculate elastomer and O-Ring shelf life. We use quarter year units presented as 1Q20 meaning first quarter […]

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Marine Engineering and Sealing Applications

Marine seals, vital to the global economy. Marine sealing applications are of vital importance as almost 90% of world trade is carried by the international shipping industry. Therefore without shipping, the import/export of affordable food and goods would not be possible. Consequently, half the world would starve and the other half would freeze! At present […]

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Job Alert. We have a vacancy for an Office Administrator

Job vacancy at O Rings Limited Job Alert – We are currently looking to recruit an Office Administrator to join our wonderful team here at O Rings Limited. We are doing a grand job here and have had a fantastinc year. Because of this we need a special someone to assist with general admin processes on a daily […]

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Brand New Year and a fresh new look for O Rings Ltd

Much needed TLC & a facelift for O Rings HQ The sun is finally shining, the days are getting longer and we are starting to feel the beginnings of Spring. And it’s not just the seasons that are changing, we have a facelift here at O Rings HQ. Our building has served us well while we have been growing and evolving […]

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Christmas at O Rings Limited

Christmas News…. Christmas is nearly upon us again, wow just where has 2017 gone?? Just a little post to fill you in on our opening hours over the festive Season. We also have a few bits of news to share too. Firstly, we will be on Shutdown from Thursday 21st December until Tuesday 2nd January. As a […]

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ISO 9001:2015 Certified. It’s official.

ISO 9001:2015 We operate to the very latest management standards. O Rings Limited are proud to release our latest ISO 9001:2015 Certificate for download. Lloyds Register recommended O Rings for this standard back in October upon completion of a very successful audit. Everyone from the very top management to the office & stores staff have worked hard to achieve this.  […]

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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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