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    Rubber Expansion Joint Surveys & Failure Analysis

    This white paper discusses the importance of inspecting your plant's expansion joints.  Proper design and maintenance of rubber expansion joints plays a major role in the overall preservation and lifespan of a piping system.


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    Rubber Energized Seals Webinar

    This video is a recorded webinar discussing rubber energized rod or piston seals, and the advantages and disadvantages to using some of the most common seal profiles.

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    High Performance Elastomer Seals for the Instrumentation Industry

    While standard elastomers are used in many applications, some instrument seals are subjected to high temperatures, harsh chemicals, and/or aggressive cleaning solutions. 


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    GYLON EPIX™ Webinar

    This video is a recorded webinar discussing GYLON EPIX™ - The Next Generation in PTFE Gasketing. The patented hexagonal surface concentrates gasket stress, providing improved compressibility and bolt load retention.

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    Failure Modes of Elastomers in the Semiconductor Industry

    Perfluoroelastomers used in the semiconductor industry are designed to meet the exacting performance requirements of integrated circuit manufacturers. But elastomers can’t solve every sealing application, nor do they last forever.


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    The Definitive O-Ring Guide

    This 36-page guide provides technical performance characteristics for latest elastomeric o-ring products.


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    Introduction to Perfluoroelastomers

    Download this white paper to learn about Perfluoroelastomers.


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    Fluoroelastomer Basics Webinar

    This webinar explains the different kinds of fluoroelastomers, why they're high performance materials, and the features and benefits of different fluoroelastomers.

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    Spring Energized Seal Guide

    This 28-page guide provides useful information about Spring Energized PTFE Seals.


  • Perfluoroelastomers for the Semiconductor Industry

    Perfluoroelastomers for the Semiconductor Industry

    Seals made from perfluoroelastomers have become more common in the semiconductor industry due to their high temperature capabilities and lower contamination and chemical resistance.


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    PTFE Rotary Lip Seal Guide

    This 42-page guide describes the design principles behind why and how PTFE rotary lip seals work.


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    Expansion Joint Design Guide

    This 30-page guide provides guidance on selecting the right expansion joint for your application.


  • Fluid Power White Paper Application 1

    Introduction To Fluid Power [PART 3]

    When selecting a sealing system for a fluid power application it can be helpful to review sealing components used in similar products. 


  • Fluid Power White Paper Seal Theory 1

    Introduction To Fluid Power [PART 2]

    This introduction includes, Static vs. Dynamic Sealing, Leakage Control, Lip vs. Squeeze Seals, Effects of Lip Geometries, Pressure Effects and Extrusion, Friction


  • Fluid Power White Paper Introduction 1

    Introduction To Fluid Power [PART 1]

    This introduction includes, Rod Seals, Symmetrical Seals, Piston Seals, Wipers, ... Plus more.


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    Application Case Studies

    Presents 3 different case studies about hydraulic cylinder side loading, pneumatic valve contaminants and high temperature hydraulic rotary actuators.