November 24, 2017

/ Custom Molded Seal

A global automotive aftermarket parts manufacturer partnered with Sealing Specialties, Inc. to assist with engineering, material recommendation, and technical support to improve their part quality, part performance, and provide a cost reduction where possible.  The program, which is ongoing, has been highly successful by increasing part reliability and decreasing part recalls and warranty claims.

May 21, 2014


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established a list of rubber
compounding ingredients which tests have indicated are neither toxic nor
carcinogenic. Rubber compounds produced entirely from those ingredients
and which also pass the FDA extraction tests are said to "meet the FDA
requirements". The FDA does not approve rubber compounds. It is the
responsibility of the manufacturer to compound food grade materials from the
FDA list of ingredients and establish whether they pass the necessary
October 15, 2015

/ Gore ePTFE

Gore® ePTFE Pipe Gaskets are designed to meet the needs of many different piping materials. These Gore Universal Pipe Gaskets deliver and maintain exceptional flange sealing performance in steel, glass-lined steel, and FRP systems. An ideal choice for standardized gaskets system-wide, they are available in a wide variety of sizes and dimensioned to match industry standard flanges.

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May 21, 2014

/ NSF 61, WRAS

NSF 61 Drinking Water System Components - is the nationally recognized
health effects standard for all devices, components and materials which
contact drinking water. Parker’s O-Ring Division has developed several
materials that are certified to NSF 61. Many of these materials are approved
for use in the United Kingdom (WRAS), and Germany (KTW) as well as North
NSF International is an industry regulating agency that was established in
1944. Recognized by ANSI (American National Standards Institute), NSF
November 24, 2017

/ Transformer Leak

This particular transformer requires static head pressure at 1-2 psig of nitrogen to provide a buffer of inert gas to keep out atmospheric contaminates.  They were unable to keep the static pressure due to the ongoing leaks on the main head so they were feeding additional N2 from portable bottles which was not ideal due to cost and safety.


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