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Capabilities

Capabilities

A comprehensive overview of Apple Rubber's complete capabilities, from our full line of sealing solutions to our manufacturing technology and advanced quality assurance laboratory.

Medical Seals

Medical Seals

From elastomer parts & seals to micro miniature and custom medical solutions.

Solved and Sealed

Solved and Sealed

Intriguing case histories of some challenging seal problems we've solved, complete with drawings, to demonstrate our experience and expertise.

MicrOrings®

MicrOrings®

Information on micro miniature seals from .039 in. (1.0 mm) I.D. down to .008 in. (.20 mm) I.D. - the smallest size O-ring in the world. Also micro miniature seal design concepts including groove formulas.

MacrOring®

MacrOring®

Information on large o-rings and seals from 2" I.D. to 500" I.D. and beyond, and in cross sections ranging from .063" to 1".

Custom Seals

Custom Seals

Contains examples of Apple Rubber's custom seal design capabilities and the unique advantages we can provide you, whether your application is very complex or something more conventional.

O-Ring Sizes

O-Ring Sizes

Apple Rubber offers the seal industry's largest inventory of O-rings including every standard AS568 and ISO 3601 metric sizes, including I.D.'s from 1/32" (.794mm) to 26" (66.04cm), O.D.'s from 3/32" (2.38mm) to 26-1/2" (67.31cm) and cross sections (widths) from 1/32" (.794mm) to 1/4" (6.35mm).

*Note: The current revision of the standard is C but it changes periodically.

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ExpresSeal®

ExpresSeal®

Information on hydraulic and pneumatic seals, including metric sizes, produced and shipped within days. Standard and custom profiles are available up to 20" O.D. according to your specifications.

ISO 3601 Metric Size O-Rings

ISO 3601 Metric Size O-Rings

The chart you'll want when you know which O-ring you need, listing every ISO 3601 Metric O-ring size.

AS568 Standard Size O-Rings

AS568 Standard Size O-Rings

The chart you'll want when you know which O-ring you need, listing every standard AS568 O-ring size.

*Note: The current revision of the standard is C but it changes periodically.

Filter Seal®

Filter Seal®

Information on Apple Rubber's exclusive Filter Seal®, a custom designed combination of elastomer and fabric that operates as both a seal and a filter in one device. You can realize cost and time-savings with only one part to purchase and install.

Silicone Housing (Face) Seals

Silicone Housing (Face) Seals

Details Apple Rubber's silicone housing seals that outperform flat gaskets and other gasketing methods for a wide variety of housing applications. Custom designed silicone housing seals feature a round cross-section and are molded to hold superior tolerances to die-cut, flat gaskets.

EMI-Shielded O-Rings & Seals

EMI-Shielded O-Rings & Seals

Apple Rubber provides EMI-Shielded O-rings and seals as an alternative to metallic coating of parts and other methods utilized for EMI shielding, while delivering a reliable sealing solution.

Seal Design Guide

Seal Design Guide

  • Full Guide
  • Chapters

Apple Rubber Products is a learning company that has embraced the challenge to explore and develop a variety of manufacturing methods. Our goal is to maximize our ability to provide quality products and services that meet or exceed our customer's requirements.File Size: 35MB

  1. 1 - Introduction
  2. 2 - Products and Services
  3. 3 - O-Ring Basics
  4. 4 - Seal Types & Gland Design
  5. 4b - Seal Types & Gland Design Charts
  6. 5 - Critical Environment Factors
  7. 6 - Material Selection Guide
  8. 7 - Special Elastomer Applications
  9. 8 - Troubleshooting
  10. 9 - Sizes & How to Order
  11. 10 - Glossary of Terms
  12. 11 - Technical Summary
  13. 12 - Bibliography
Individual Chapters cannot be mailed. File Size: 35MB

Featured Article

How to Measure Surface Finish of Rubber Parts with 3D Models: Part II

How to Measure Surface Finish of Rubber Parts with 3D Models: Part II

We previously showed how to measure surface finish of rubber parts with the nSpec3D®. This time, let's use a case study to compare the nSpec3D® to the traditional method of measurement.

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