No matter what industry you’re in, chances are you’ve used (or needed to use) an o-ring. And if you’ve used an o-ring, chances are it was from Parker. That’s because for years Parker has been the industry standard in developing, manufacturing, and supplying high quality o-rings, both standard and customized.
Working at extreme high temperatures will put a strain on any product, from large machinery to o-rings. For years, when manufacturers were stuck with high-cost materials if they had any hope of finding success at such high temperatures. This was especially true when working with rubber compounds such as fluorocarbons, or FKMs.
Dupont’s variety of products serve countless uses. Among these is the Kalrez 1050LF. This specific product is part of Dupont’s Kalrez line of parts, known across the manufacturing space as a top material for long-term sealing in some of the harshest chemical environments out there.
There are seals for practically every situation – sometimes, the most difficult decision is narrowing down from all possible options that could work for your project. From o-rings to x-rings, gaskets to hydraulic seals, chances are whatever seal your project requires, it’s out there.
The basic elements of creating a strong face seal are relatively easy to understand. The main function of a seal is to eliminate the potential of fluid leakage from high to low pressure by utilizing a sealing gap.
Welcome to the wonderful world of Kalrez O-Rings! O-Rings are seals meant to keep liquids and gases at bay within machine constructs. Kalrez brand O-Rings are the industry gold standard when it comes to proper sealing.
The U.S. industrial market is in the midst of record-setting growth. As a sector, industry is booming. Industrial facilities are experiencing incredibly low vacancy rates and manufacturers are moving back to the U.S. in droves. In 2017 alone, over $72 billion in industrial assets changed hands.