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  • What Is A Metal Detectable O-Ring? Everything You Need To Know

    What Is A Metal Detectable O-Ring? Everything You Need To Know

    Metal detectable O-rings are essential for companies that use machines fitted with rubber seals that come into contact with the product. In industries which have highly-regulated hygiene standards such as pharmaceutical, food, dairy and beverage, metal detectable elastomer O-rings will save you a significant amount of time, money and hassle. Fitted with components that are […] …Read More »
  • What are the uses of Viton™ Rubber?

    What are the uses of Viton™ Rubber?

    Viton™ Rubber is a highly durable and versatile type of rubber that is ideal for a wide range of applications, and the strength of this rubber makes it an extremely useful material to have at your disposal. It is a form of fluoroelastomer, a type of fluorocarbon-based synthetic rubber, which has very high chemical resistance […] …Read More »
  • The Applications Of Fluoroelastomers. Why Use FKM?

    The Applications Of Fluoroelastomers. Why Use FKM?

    Fluorocarbon elastomers, commonly known as FKM, are a key component in industries that are exposed to harsh chemical conditions, ozone attacks and intense temperatures. FKM can handle environments from as low as -40°C and as high as 250°C – or higher for short periods. FKM has been shown to contain a high ratio of fluorine […] …Read More »
  • FDA and USP Class VI O-Rings

    FDA and USP Class VI O-Rings

    There are two important organisations that play a key role in the regulation of elastomers and O-rings, these being the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as meeting European regulation EU1935. Any company wishing to produce USP Class O-rings for any kind of food and beverage, medical, […] …Read More »
  • What Are The Benefits Of A Rubber Seal?

    What Are The Benefits Of A Rubber Seal?

    It’s no surprise that rubber seals are among the most popular choices when it comes to ensuring an airtight and watertight fit in a wide variety of industries and applications. From aerospace to the automotive industry, from electronics to engineering, from medicine to mining; regardless of the sector, rubber seals are consistently preferred as a […] …Read More »
  • What Are The Uses Of Silicone O-rings?

    What Are The Uses Of Silicone O-rings?

    O-rings are an essential component in machinery across all kinds of industries and have been for well over a century. Despite their importance, the basic design of an O-ring has changed very little over the last 100 years – but the materials used to make them have undergone significant advances. Today, one of the most […] …Read More »
  • Why Can O-rings Fail? The Most Common Reasons

    Why Can O-rings Fail? The Most Common Reasons

    O-rings are a tried and trusted method of sealing two component parts in a wide range of industries that have been relied upon for well over a century. However, just because they are an excellent solution to a universal challenge, that doesn’t mean that they aren’t susceptible to failure on occasion. There are many different […] …Read More »
  • How to prevent ozone damage of your O-rings

    How to prevent ozone damage of your O-rings

    The the most common seal used in a multitude of industries is O-rings. From aerospace to chemical processing, food and pharmaceutical industries, O-rings come in a variety of robust materials that offer high-quality and reliable seals for many different fields. Whether it’s heavy plant or agricultural machinery, these donut-shaped rings are suitable for the most […] …Read More »
  • O-Rings Suppliers & Wholesale by NES

    O-Rings Suppliers & Wholesale by NES

    Northern Engineering (Sheffield) Ltd are a leading O-ring suppliers and manufacturers who distribute a range of engineered, elastomeric products across the globe. From food and beverage industry to the pharmaceutical industry we are reputable O-ring suppliers for a variety of businesses across all industry sectors. NES offers an extensive range of O-rings that can be […] …Read More »
  • Different types of O-ring applications

    Different types of O-ring applications

    Different types of O-ring applications One of the most crucial components of modern industry, the humble O-ring is as versatile as it is reliable. Despite having been first patented in 1896 by Swedish inventor J O Lundberg, the basic design of the O-ring has changed very little in the intervening century. Neither has the function […] …Read More »