A Guide to Shore Hardness and Why It’s Important When Selecting O Rings and Seals

When identifying the right O-ring for your sealing needs, finding the right material and ensuring the type of hardness is key so it can withstand high pressure and can be more resistant to impacts. Contact Wyatt Seal today and find the right O-Ring for you.

A Guide to Purchasing O Rings by Temperature

O-Rings provide many advantages when determining your sealing needs. However, choosing the right O-Ring to withhold their benefits through a range of temperatures is the most important.

American Manufacturing Trends for 2019

While technological advancements are taking over, discover some other trends that are impacting the manufacturing industry.

Parker Metal Seal Design Guide

Parker metals come in a variety of sizes and styles to meet all your specific needs. Different metal seals such as o-rings and c-seals are offered by Parker Metal seals that live up to their strength, characteristics, color, and materials. Read to learn more!

A Guide to the DuPont Kalrez 4079

DuPont Kalrez 4079 has strong chemical resistance and tolerance to extreme temperatures. This guide outlines the basis of the DuPont Kalrez 4079 regarding what you need to know and how Wyatt Seal can help.

Infographic: The 4 Most Common Causes of O-Ring Failure

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. 

A Guide to Parker VA179-70

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.

A Guide to Kalrez 1050LF

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.

Sealing Fundamentals You Need to Know for Superior Performance

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.

Infographic: Where Quality Matters in Food Grade Seals

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.