Seal Types & Gland Designs

Major Classification

All O-ring seal applications are categorized in terms of relative motion. In situations involving little or no motion relative to the seal, the O-ring application is STATIC. In situations involving reciprocating, rotating, or oscillating motion relative to the seal, the O-ring application is DYNAMIC.

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How To Measure Complex Rubber Shapes with a Go/No Go Gauge

How To Measure Complex Rubber Shapes with a Go/No Go Gauge

For customers who require custom molded shapes and/or housing seals, Apple Rubber uses a go/no go gauge to better ensure that they're receiving quality parts that meet their dimensional requirements. Here's how it works.

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