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  • Where Are Inflatable Seals Used?

    Where Are Inflatable Seals Used?

    Inflatable seals are designed to provide a solution when it comes to sealing against powders, gases, liquids, dust and granules. They are generally used to seal fabricated equipment where the sealing gap can vary while they are useful in instances where assembly and disassembly must take place quickly. They are also suitable for use where […] …Read More »
  • What are the benefits of inflatable seals?

    What are the benefits of inflatable seals?

    An inflatable seal is an elastomeric tube that can be made from several different elastomers or can also be fabric-reinforced and custom molded in a concave, flat or convoluted configuration. It is designed to round out when inflated to ensure that a tight barrier is created between a mounting and a striking surface. How Does […] …Read More »
  • How metal detectable o-rings can reduce downtime

    How metal detectable o-rings can reduce downtime

    One of the most important aspects of producing and manufacturing food and medicines in the food and pharmaceutical industries is that contaminants are kept at bay. If they enter the production chain, then it can bring it to a grinding halt and that costs money. However, while it is possible to mitigate risks, there is […] …Read More »
  • Everything you need to know about O-rings and seals

    Everything you need to know about O-rings and seals

    What is an O-Ring? The O-ring has been around since the dawn of the 20th century. Amazingly, the overall design of the O-ring has remained the same although the type of material used has changed. However, in their simple form, they are extremely straightforward and reliable. How Do They Work? They take their name from […] …Read More »
  • Choosing seals for medical and pharmaceutical uses

    Choosing seals for medical and pharmaceutical uses

    Sealing solutions are a vital part of nearly every industrial application but this is more important in those applications within the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) have the responsibility of ensuring that their products meet minimal requirements and so they offer quality and assurance when reducing the risk of cross-contamination. Aside from […] …Read More »
  • INTEGRATED POLYMER SOLUTIONS ACQUIRES MAST TECHNOLOGIES

    INTEGRATED POLYMER SOLUTIONS ACQUIRES MAST TECHNOLOGIES

    MAST is an expert in designing, developing and manufacturing innovative RF, microwave and EMI absorbing materials for integration into military and electronics solutions. These include reliable high-temperature, corrosion resistant products for harsh environments on military aircraft, ships and ground vehicles as well as EMI shielding for electronics packages, wireless antennas and telecom data transmission applications. […] …Read More »
  • Critical Applications and Metal Detectable O-Rings

    Critical Applications and Metal Detectable O-Rings

    As a result of exposure to high temperatures as well as vibration and corrosive clean-in-place chemicals, it is common for O-rings that are used in industrial processing operation to fail. When this happens, fragments of rubber from gaskets and seals can shear off and that can mean that they then find their way into sanitary […] …Read More »
  • Axial Seals vs Radial Seals – A Guide

    Axial Seals vs Radial Seals – A Guide

    When it comes to seals, there might be a lot to think about, after all, it’s imperative that you get it right and that it works for your application. However, get it wrong and it could prove costly and cause a wide range of problems. Therefore, when it comes to static seals they are categorised […] …Read More »
  • Selecting O-Rings – Where to begin?

    Selecting O-Rings – Where to begin?

    If you have designed a piece of machinery that require seals, you are going to need to determine which seals are right for your chosen application. As a result, you should not overlook the process of designing in the right o-ring within an application. If you choose the right o-rings, this will commonly help you […] …Read More »
  • Seals and Wind Power – Powering the Future

    Seals and Wind Power – Powering the Future

    Wind power is one of the most prominent energy sources of the future. As we look to greener alternatives for generating electricity, we are seeing more and more wind turbines being installed across the country. As it stands, there are over 7,000 turbines connected to the national grid in the UK and this is only […] …Read More »
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