O-Ring failure can lead to disastrous effects. Why do they create such impactful effects if they alone aren't prone to failure? Because the extenuating circumstances in which they are used create an environment where mere degrees or micrometers matter. From Outgassing to Compression Set, learn more about the 4 most common causes of O-ring failure below.
Working at extreme high temperatures will put a strain on any product, from large machinery to o-rings. For years, when manufacturers were stuck with high-cost materials if they had any hope of finding success at such high temperatures. This was especially true when working with rubber compounds such as fluorocarbons, or FKMs.
Dupont’s variety of products serve countless uses. Among these is the Kalrez 1050LF. This specific product is part of Dupont’s Kalrez line of parts, known across the manufacturing space as a top material for long-term sealing in some of the harshest chemical environments out there.
The basic elements of creating a strong face seal are relatively easy to understand. The main function of a seal is to eliminate the potential of fluid leakage from high to low pressure by utilizing a sealing gap.
For a seal to be considered "food grade," it must meet a meticulous standard of quality and cleanliness. The seals used in food production, packaging, and processing must be designed to perform in extreme environments.
Welcome to the wonderful world of Kalrez O-Rings! O-Rings are seals meant to keep liquids and gases at bay within machine constructs. Kalrez brand O-Rings are the industry gold standard when it comes to proper sealing.
The U.S. industrial market is in the midst of record-setting growth. As a sector, industry is booming.
When an O-ring is said to be “food grade,” it’s understood to meet a rigorous standard of quality and cleanliness.
Kalrez® is one of the best-known names in the sealing industry. Renowned for their strength, durability, and quality, Kalrez® seals are some of the most-requested products at Wyatt Seal.
Machine learning is changing the face of manufacturing. From asset management to materials processing, no facet of the manufacturing industry has gone untouched by AI in recent years.