Now is the time to request a copy of Apple Rubber Products brochure: Filter Seal®.
For those of you who don’t know, Filter Seal® is our custom designed combination of an elastomer and fabric that operates both as a filter and a seal in one device.Read More
When you work with high-pressure gas application, it’s common to experience explosive decompression. A way to be sure this happened is if you notice random short splits or ruptures that go deep into the O-ring cross section. You might also notice that when you first remove the O-ring, it could be covered with small blisters. Explosive decompression will typically occur when an O-ring operating under high pressure absorbs gas. After this, you may notice three things:Read More
Tolerance stack-up is a very important factor when it comes to O-rings. Why? In a sealing application, the tolerances of all parts in contact with the O-ring MUST be considered in order to create an effective seal.Read More