How to trouble-shoot gasket leaks

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How to trouble-shoot gasket leaks

June 18, 2021 By: Samantha Harrison, QA/Applications Specialist There is nothing worse than being woken up in the middle of the night because of a leak in your piping system… and more often than not, gaskets get the blame! Application leaks can be dangerous and expensive but at the same time, preventable. Unforeseen expenses due… Read More »

Why Durtec?

Mar 30, 2021 By: Samantha Harrison, QA/Applications Specialist There’s a buzz in the sealing industry about our Durtec® gasket. So, what’s a Durtec®, you ask? Very simply, it’s the combination of a corrugated metal gasket and a Kammprofile, on steroids! The Durlon® Durtec® is the next-generation semi-metallic gasket featuring a corrugated profile, based on our… Read More »

Gasket Thickness

Feb 10, 2021 By: Samantha Harrison, QA/Applications Specialist Is thicker better? Well, when talking about gasket thickness it may not be. Depending on the type of gasket material being used, the size of the gasket, application parameters, and flange condition can affect the gasket thickness needed for your application.   Metallic and Semi-Metallic Gaskets The… Read More »

Thermal Cycling Effects on Valve Operation

Jan 21, 2021 By: Bruce Ellis, Inside Sales Consultant at Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd.   What is Thermal Cycling? Thermal Cycling is the process of alternately cooling & heating material and is often used in manufacturing environments to enhance the material’s properties.   Wafer Check Valves When a wafer valve is placed in an application… Read More »

Samantha Harrison promoted to QA/Applications Specialist

January 14, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Samantha Harrison has been promoted to the position of QA/Applications Specialist effective January 18, 2021. Samantha has been with TFC since April 2019 in the role of Lab Technician and has demonstrated a keen interest in the gasket technical side of our business. Samantha has shown great initiative in… Read More »

Check Valves – Back to the Basics – Part 2

Dec 3, 2020 By: Bruce Ellis, Inside Sales Consultant at Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd. What is meant by check valve sizing? Sizing a centre guided valve is not difficult. Along with the pipe size, pressure class, and type of valve required (flanged, wafer, etc.), users need the actual working pressure, flow rate, media type, temperature,… Read More »

The 5 W’s of Isolation Gaskets

Oct 8, 2020 By Chett Norton, C.E.T.   Isolation gaskets may seem to be a complicated subject when trying to determine what is required and whether you require them at all. When looking at possible isolation gasket application requirements I like to put on my “Sherlock Holmes” hat and asks myself the following 5 W’s… Read More »

Check Valves – Back to the Basics – Part 1

September 25, 2020 By: Bruce Ellis, Inside Sales Consultant at Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd. Many informative articles have been written about check valves in the past… with that being said, let’s take this discussion “Back to the Basics”. Check valves, or one-way valves, are designed to stop backflow and ultimately, to protect pumps & compressors…. Read More »

Choosing the Right Gaskets for FDA Applications

Aug 28, 2020 By: Samantha Harrison, Lab Testing Technician/QA Assistant The Food and Drug administration (FDA) comprises of a very broad and complex area of regulations. While there is no specific required certificate for FDA approval, it is up to the manufacturer to read and review the regulations to ensure their material/product meet that particular… Read More »

A Moment with Mike Shorts – Industrial Processes and Emissions Control

June 9, 2020 “I think a manufacturer’s position on sustainability needs to be twofold. It’s not just about the years of product design and improvement, it is also about what they are doing on the frontline to reduce their own environmental impact.” – Mike Shorts, President, Triangle Fluid Controls Spend a moment with Mike and… Read More »

Considerations When Upgrading or Changing Pre-Specified Gaskets

May 13, 2020 By: Samantha Harrison, Lab Testing Technician/QA Assistant With on-going global changes, most industries in turn, have reflectively looked at making improvements in their choice of gaskets for their particular application needs.   Here is a list of factors that can contribute to changing and/or upgrading a gasket: Change in the process or… Read More »

More Gasket Guru Video Training Videos to come!

May 1, 2020 By: Sylvia Flegg, TFC Marketing Manager Finding a reliable sealing solution has never been easier! With the past success of our 2019 release of 4 SEALutions videos, we are happy to announce that more will be coming later this year! This past year we presented a brand new video series, SEALutions, that… Read More »

Press Release – TFC Producing PPE Face Shields for QHC

April 22, 2020 Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd. in production of more than 1,000 face shields to be delivered to front-line health care workers at Quinte Health Care (QHC). Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd., proudly announced their plan to start production of more than 1,000 Medically Approved Face Shields for QHC, the regional health care sector. Quinte… Read More »