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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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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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Sealing Challenges in the Food Industry.

Food Production – Makes you think. You wouldn’t think it but there are a lot of applications with unique and challenging requirements in the food industry. Seals must be compliant with an ever-increasing range of hygiene standards and legislative manufacturing regulations. There are lots of pieces of machinery involved in food production & packaging. Elastomers used in pumps, […]

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O Rings & Trelleborg Sealing Solutions – A Special Relationship Indeed

Partner Distributor of Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. Worldwide experts in advanced polymer technology and O Rings Limited have been teamed up for the last 10 years.  We offer you the complete range of TSS industrial sealing products – locally. And furthermore,  it’s a relationship we see lasting a lifetime. TSS is a major International sealing force.  […]

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Spotlight on Viton®

An introduction to Viton Viton or Fluorocarbon is a brand of synthetic rubber and fluoropolymer elastomer. Most commonly found in O-rings, chemical-resistant gloves, and other molded or extruded goods. It combines high temperature resistance with outstanding chemical resistance. This makes fluorocarbon based compounds almost ideal for a universal O Ring material. There is a demand for it in heavy […]

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Batch and Cure Dates Explained

What are Batch and Cure Details and Why are they Important?   Cure Dates: Cure Dates are similar to best before dates that you would associate with food shopping. It is the date that the rubber is removed from an oven (after being pressed) where the chemical makeup of the part is cured in place, or […]

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O Rings Brochure available for download

O Rings… Where to start Deciding which O Ring or Seal to choose is no easy feat. Components are available in over 2000 materials. They have varying chemical capabilities and have operating temperatures from -60° to +327°C so it can be hard to know where to start. With this in mind we’ve put together a […]

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