Choosing the Right Gaskets for FDA Applications

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 »

8 Gasket Myths – Debunked

March 13, 2018 By: Chett Norton, C.E.T.   As a gasket application’s engineer, I spend a lot of time speaking with people on the phone or in person on site discussing gaskets. Whether it is material selection, installation or trouble-shooting gasket failures, there are many common things I hear people talk or ask about. So,… Read More »

Common Gasket Cutting Processes – 3 Technologies To Consider

January 25, 2018 By: Chett Norton, C.E.T. and Sylvia Flegg As a manufacturer of gasket material, a common question we are often asked is, “How can you cut this”? It’s a great question that can yield several options based on the knowledge of our experienced gasket engineers to help meet your needs quickly and economically. When it comes… Read More »

Featured Article published in “Environmental Science & Engineering” Magazine

SELECTING PROPER GASKETS FOR WATER TREATMENT FACILITIES INVOLVES MANY CONSIDERATIONS By Chett Norton, C.E.T The importance of plant operators and operations in water treatment facilities selecting the right gaskets cannot be overstated. Unfortunately, they are often the last thing that anyone thinks about, and are in most cases considered a commodity item. However, most operators… Read More »

How to Diagnose & Seal Damaged Flange Faces

January 26, 2017 By: Chett Norton, C.E.T and Stephanie Jouppien   Figure 1: Pitted flange with steam cuts. Photo courtesy of Slade Inc. Imperfections on flange faces happen. With regular maintenance and removing old, stuck-on gasket\debris, flanges with scratches, pits, dents and dings are a common site in many a plant. With more and more… Read More »

Durlon® 9000N USP Class VI Certified

Belleville, Ontario – September 29, 2016 Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd. (TFC) the manufacturer of Durlon® Sealing Solutions, is proud to announce that the sanitary “white” version of its flagship product, Durlon® 9000N, has been successfully tested and certified to USP Class VI standards for use in the in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. USP (short… Read More »

High Temp Gaskets 101

March 22, 2016 By: Chett Norton, C.E.T   When the conversation turns to gasket selection for high temperatures, things can get a little heated. The truth of the matter is that one person’s idea of a high temperature application is not the same as the next person’s.   Gasket temperature limits can be classified into… Read More »

Graphite-Filled Sheet Withstands Higher Temperature and Pressure

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Demand for high performance gaskets causes Canadian industrial sealing solutions manufacturer to extend product line. Belleville, Ontario Canada – February 1, 2016 Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd., Canada’s leading manufacturer of industrial PTFE and semi-metallic gasketing products announced the launch of their premium grade compressed non-asbestos gasket material, able to withstand… Read More »

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