Compressed Fiber Sheet Gaskets

Compressed Fiber Sheet Gaskets

Transition from Asbestos to Safer Materials Asbestos, once widely used in gaskets, was phased out due to recognized health hazards, leading to a need for safer alternatives. Companies like Garlock, Klinger, and Armstrong responded by developing asbestos-free materials...
Considerations for O-Ring Application

Considerations for O-Ring Application

O-rings are circular sealing devices with a round cross-sectional profile, usually made from rubber compounds (or elastomers). They are simple, easily replaceable, and can be highly economical, which has helped them remain in use for hundreds of years and spread to...