Form-in-Place Sealex® Joint Sealant

Sealex® joint sealant, specially processed, 100% pure PTFE on a roll, provides soft, highly compressible gasketing for longer life and trouble-free sealing. Its form-in-place versatility also cuts maintenance and storage costs. The high compressibility of Sealex® enables it to effectively fill flange imperfections for a tight, leak-free seal. Under pressure, it provides a very wide, thin ribbon-like joint sealant. Unlike conventional … Continue reading Form-in-Place Sealex® Joint Sealant

The Many Uses of Polytetrafluoroethylene Seals (Teflon)

Better known as Teflon in the industry, Polytetrafluoroethylene is widely used in practically every industry on and off the planet (and even beneath its surface!) Medical Uses This material’s primary claim to fame is its resistance to most chemicals. It inherently has an extremely low coefficient of friction, it’s easily machined from rods, tubes, or compression-molded … Continue reading The Many Uses of Polytetrafluoroethylene Seals (Teflon)

Pharmaceutical Seals for CIP and SIP

Clean in Place Service Benefits from Kalrez® O-rings Hilge-Pumpen AG, Swiss subsidiary of Philipp-Hilge GmbH, Bodenheim, Germany, selected Kalrez® 6221 perfluoroelastomer parts to seal its Euro-Hygia®, Hygiana-HT and Contra pump series, to meet the stringent safety, cleanliness and  sterilization requirements demanded by the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and cosmetics industries. The Challenge Pumps used in pharmaceutical, biotechnological … Continue reading Pharmaceutical Seals for CIP and SIP

The Continuous Improvement of Elastomers: Part 2

The spectrum of elastomers range from very simple forms, like the natural rubber already in use in the 19th century, to modern, high performance elastomers from the second half of the 20th century.  They are continually being improved. This blog article is the second in a two-part series discussing the many different elastomer materials available … Continue reading The Continuous Improvement of Elastomers: Part 2

How to Fight Leakage & Bearing Contamination with the Right Sealing Solution

Consider mechanical seals, gland packed seals, and lip seals. The drive for operational efficiency, optimization of assets, and adherence to the International Standards Organization (ISO) 14001 Standard for environmental management systems and ISO-50001 standard for energy management systems must always be balanced against the bottom line. However, it is fair to say in some cases … Continue reading How to Fight Leakage & Bearing Contamination with the Right Sealing Solution

RoTechBooster Supplies Compressor Seals in the Power Plant

What is the RoTechBooster by EagleBurgmann? The RoTechBooster ensures abundant, reliable, and consistent seal gas flow, through fluctuating operating conditions; thus, clean and dry gas is supplied to the gas seal in every situation. Features of the RoTechBooster Electric driven centrifugal design Hermetically sealed Delivers seal gas flow as defined by API 24,000 hours of … Continue reading RoTechBooster Supplies Compressor Seals in the Power Plant

Maximizing Service Life: Recommendations for Storing Metal Hoses

When it comes to industrial products and applications, much of the discussion is focused on how to pair the right product and the right application. There are many different manufacturers of components that offer different features and benefits to suit the huge variety of factors that can affect plant components regardless of the industry. Vibration, … Continue reading Maximizing Service Life: Recommendations for Storing Metal Hoses

The New Generation of Elastomer Bellows Seals: eMG and eMG1

Innovation in Detail: eMG and eMG1 With the latest generation of pump seals, eMG1 and eMG, EagleBurgmann has launched a further development of the million-fold proven MG1 on the market which can be used to seal, among other things, chemical pumps, water and waste water pumps, circulating pumps, and submersible motor pumps in numerous industrial … Continue reading The New Generation of Elastomer Bellows Seals: eMG and eMG1

Switching from PTFE to Kalrez® O-Rings Increase Life by 6,000%

The Seal Challenge The filling line at Dow AgroSciences plant in Drusenheim, France – a global leader in pest management and biotechnology products – processes aggressive solvents, surfactants and concentrated herbicides at temperatures ranging from 10 to 45 °C, and pressures from 1.5 to 3.5 bars Eff. Filling machine valves on the line were fitted … Continue reading Switching from PTFE to Kalrez® O-Rings Increase Life by 6,000%

Tackling Flavor Transfer with Seals Made from Globally-Certified Materials

The popularity of multi-flavor drink dispensers, those touch screen wonders that offer dozens of beverage and flavor options to consumers, has grown during the past decade. Manufacturers are installing these complex machines in venues and locations throughout the world. Elastomers and flavor transfer But what’s great for an individual customer – a cherry-ginger-lime cream soda, … Continue reading Tackling Flavor Transfer with Seals Made from Globally-Certified Materials