Processing & Handling :: Liquid, Gas and Air Handling :: Seals, gaskets & packing materials
September 1, 2011
Specifying Elastomer Seals for Plastic Piping
Careful attention to elastomer properties and variation by manufacturer can help optimize specification
Matt Tones, Lou Mattina and Jim Drago, Garlock Sealing Technologies
The challenge of specifying elastomers seals for non-metallic piping stems largely from the fact that elastomer compounds may have significant differences even though they share the same generic nomenclature. Engineers need to apply due diligence both in how they approach relationships with elastomer suppliers and in the information they seek about elastomer properties....
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