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Water conservation and the importance of seals

It’s the year 2019 and most of us are aware of the serious water crisis situation on our hands globally. There are countries on the same earth that we live on that have no access to clean drinking water. Global warming, combined with the pollution of water resources has drastically...

Storage of Seals

Polymeric items like plastic, fibre, nylon and latex have the tendency to lose their shape and become ruined as a result of the conditions in their surrounding area. These polymers are susceptible to a great number of factors including light, heat, humidity and the level of oxygen.

What is Tribology?

Tribology is a scientific term that most people haven’t heard of before.  In true definition, it is the study of friction, wear and lubrication. Basically, it includes the all the facts and figures about how interacting surfaces react in relative motion in both natural and artificial systems.

Oil Seal Buying Guide

Different Types of Oil Seals Are you looking to keep your machinery free from any unwanted leakages but aren’t sure which rotary shaft seal is right for your needs? This guide will provide you with everything you need to know in order to select the right one for your application....

What is 'Shore' hardness?

The Guide to Shore Hardness Anybody that has used a seal or o-ring for any type of use knows that selecting the right fit, the right size and the right material are crucial in keeping your equipment functioning perfectly. While finding the right size and material for any seal is...