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O Rings
Encapsulated O Rings

O Ring Failure Analysis

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

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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

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Polymer Shelf Life

Polymer Shelf Life *HNBR, Epichlorohydrin(ECO), Polyacrylate (ACM), Ethylene Acrylic (AEM) can be grouped similar to NBR due to similarities in polymer types. ARP5316: Recommended Storage

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Seal Selection

Seal Selection Dynamic seals are influenced by several factors in their service life. The effect of these factors should be considered when selecting a seal.

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Rotary Shaft Seal Inspection

ROTARY SHAFT SEAL Among the things to look for when inspecting shaft seals is to check for deteriorated or cracked elastomer. This is a telltale

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Cold Bond O Rings

Cold Bond O Rings, if you cannot get the o ring you require then we can make it for you by cold bonding a cut

Hydraulic seals

Pneumatics or Hydraulics

Pneumatics or Hydraulics Both pneumatics and hydraulics are applications of fluid power. Pneumatics uses an easily compressible gas such as air or a suitable pure gas—while

Stainless Steel Circlips
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Stainless Steel Circlips

Stainless Steel Circlips Both DIN 471 & DIN 472 are available is stainless steel grade 304 as standard grade 316 is not commonly available. Circlips 

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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

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Fluid Power and Air Tech 2016

Fluid Power and Air Tech 2016.We Look forward to seeing all of you tomorrow for the start of this great exhibition http://www.fairwayseals.co.uk/

Viton® O Rings

Viton®O Rings have a working temperature range -15 to +200 degrees C. Viton®O Rings have  good chemical resistance to mineral and synthetic oils and greases, engine

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

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O Ring Material Issues

O-Ring Material Issues. Recently, we shared the three most common O-Ring design flaws. By identifying potential problems like insufficient gland volume, high tolerance levels and over

O Rings

O Ring History

O Ring History The first patent for the O-ring, is dated May 12, 1896 as a Swedish patent. J O Lundberg  the inventor of the O-ring, received

Encapsulated O Rings
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

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Oil Seals

Oil Seals (rotary shaft seals) are available in metric and imperial sizes. The primary function of an oil seal is to protect and enhance the

Mechanical Seals

For Water and Wastewater Pumps

Because mechanical shaft seal failures are the number one cause of pump downtime, it was decided to dedicate this  to mechanical seal basics. Years ago,