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  • Chemical Degradation: What You Need To Know

    Chemical Degradation: What You Need To Know

    Rubber seals such as O rings are designed and manufactured to last. We can select materials for optimal performance for the environment they’re going to be in, such as heat resistance or chemical compatibility. However, as all polymers are unique in their make up and structure, using the right material for the application is crucial. […] …Read More »
  • What is Viton? A Guide To Viton O Rings

    What is Viton? A Guide To Viton O Rings

    Used in some of the harshest environments, where temperature extremes and chemical interactions are common, Viton™ rubber is one of the most hard wearing fluoroelastomers in the world. It’s high performance and excellent durability make it a top choice for many specialist applications. If you’re looking for an impressively versatile material for difficult applications, you […] …Read More »
  • What Are The Uses of Teflon?

    What Are The Uses of Teflon?

    Anyone who has grown up in the modern age has probably heard of Teflon™. Used in a variety of situations, from cooking to clothing, manufacturing to manicures, the amazing substance that we know as Teflon™ has proven itself to be an incredible addition to our modern lifestyles. But have you ever considered what are the […] …Read More »
  • How Do I Measure O Rings?

    How Do I Measure O Rings?

    In mechanical engineering, o-rings are a staple of a safe, functional assembly. In environments where high pressures or temperature extremes are common, they are the simplest and most effective way to create a reliable seal. Understanding how o rings are measured is a key skill for anyone who is responsible for the purchase or reordering […] …Read More »
  • Where and Why Are O Rings Used?

    Where and Why Are O Rings Used?

    You’ve probably come across numerous o-rings in your lifetime, whether you knew it or not. From cars to cameras, these little doughnut shaped parts are instantly forgettable but endlessly useful. They are probably one of the biggest revolutions in mechanical engineering to date, allowing us to develop new machinery, better products and safer working environments. […] …Read More »
  • Viton vs Nitrile O Rings

    Viton vs Nitrile O Rings

    Viton™ vs nitrile o rings As two of the most commonly used elastomers, both Viton™ and nitrile o rings have some fantastic properties. Both offer excellent compression set and have a wide range of uses in industrial and domestic applications. However, not everything is equal between these two popular materials, and it’s important to know […] …Read More »
  • How Do O Rings Work? [The Ultimate Guide]

    How Do O Rings Work? [The Ultimate Guide]

    New technology is always being made available, but some innovations seem to stand the test of time. One such product is the O-ring, a simple gadget that has so many applications and has been widely used since it’s conception in 1896. If you’re wondering how do O-rings work, let’s take a delve into the basics […] …Read More »
  • Teflon Vs PTFE… What Really Are The Differences?

    Teflon Vs PTFE… What Really Are The Differences?

    In a world full of acronyms, trade names and technical jargon, it can be hard to know what’s what sometimes. If you’re wondering what the difference is between PTFE and Teflon, and who would win between Teflon vs PTFE, let’s explore these materials and see what makes them unique. What is PTFE? Let’s begin our […] …Read More »
  • A Guide To What Can Cause O Ring Failure

    A Guide To What Can Cause O Ring Failure

    O-rings are one of the most widely used, reliable and inexpensive components of precision machinery, but they are not completely infallible. Certain issues can lead to O-ring failure, and when this happens, it’s crucial to identify the cause behind the fail so that it doesn’t happen again. Here’s what you need to know about O-ring […] …Read More »
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered. Inflation Never Looked So Good.

    Signed, Sealed, Delivered. Inflation Never Looked So Good.

    As a dedicated solutions provider, NES takes a proactive approach to developing and manufacturing unique solutions for our customers. We have built a reputation as specialists in low to medium volume, high value projects and have become the go-to supplier for complex and highly detailed profiles. Our Inflatable Seal, NES TECHNIFLATE® brand is a superb […] …Read More »