Liquid Silicone Rubber

Viton O Rings

LSR (liquid silicone rubber) O-rings are growing in use in a variety of high-volume production applications, especially in life sciences. O-rings are the most commonly used seal, featured in applications from aircraft engines to chemical processing lines, the hydraulics in tractors to subsea down-hole tools. They account for a significant amount of the global market […]

O Ring Failure Analysis

O Rings

O Ring Failure Analysis When o-rings fail, there are clear traces that allow conclusions about the damage-causing mechanisms. Even the fact that there are no traces can be seen as a valuable hint to the future proceeding.The damaged seal itself is examined thoroughly to find the damage-causing mechanisms. Therefore, first of all its dimensions are […]

Seal Identification

Seal Identification, not sure what seals you need or what size you require to fix that leaking ram. Help is at hand in the seal identification service offered by Fairway Seals in Market Harborough. Our in house technical team of experts with over thirty years experience are on hand to make your life much easier. […]

Seal Suppliers UK

Fairway Seals has been an integral part of the sealing industry since 1977. Fairway Seals has built a reputation for dealing with customer requirements in a friendly and  professional manner. Shipment from our vast stock of sealing products can ensure you get what you require very often the next working day customers can be confident that […]

Shore Hardness

Shore Hardness or Durometer is one of several measures of the hardness of a material. Hardness may be defined as a material’s resistance to permanent indentation. The durometer scale was defined by Albert Ferdinand Shore who developed a device to measure Shore hardness in the 1920s. The term durometer is often used to refer to the measurement as […]

Encapsulated O Rings

Encapsulated O Rings

Encapsulated O Rings Encapsulated O Rings are used in chemically aggressive environments. Depending on the core choice encapsulated either Silicone or Viton a working temperature range of -15 to +200 degrees C is achievable. Another advantage of FEP is that it has a very low coefficient of friction. Download Specs