FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Not many people are experts in the variety of gaskets and seals available for each unique application and industry. Fortuatnly for you - we are! Check here for updates on questions we frequently encounter from our customers
HOW DO YOU MEASURE AN O-RING?
O-rings aren't easy to measure! You can't do it with a ruler or a tape measurer, and being close isn't good enough.
WHY ARE THERE SO MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF RUBBER?
Rubber is a generic term. There is a whole world rubber science, and many factors to consider when selecting a type of rubber for your applciation.
HOW MUCH SHOULD I TORQUE THE BOLTS TO SEAL THE FLANGE?
Like most other gasket application questions, the answer is simple - it depends. There are many variables that can impact sealability and the calculation can be comlpicated, however there are some guidlines.
WHAT IS A SPIRAL WOUND GASKET?
Spiral wound gaskets aren't new - they've been around for almost 100 years, but it's underswtandble if you've never heard of them. Most applications don't have the pressure and high temperatures that require a spiral wound.