What is Ideal Gasket Stress?

What is Ideal Gasket Stress?

March 26, 2020 By: Samantha Harrison, Lab Testing Technician/QA Assistant Gasket stress is a very important parameter that describes the unit load of a bolted joint surface because each type of gasket material responds differently to gasket stress. Soft and conformable gaskets may seal at low gasket stress where hard metal gasket may require much… Read More »

Gasket Joint Safety

June 24, 2019 By: Samantha Harrison, Lab Testing Technician/QA Assistant Safety First Being safe on the job includes maintaining and correctly installing gaskets. The number one safety procedure when installing a gasket into a bolted flange joint is to have an assembler who has been qualified in reference to ASME PCC-1. When installing a gasket,… Read More »

Low Temperature Gaskets – How Low Can You Go?

June 6, 2019 By: Michael Pawlowski and Sylvia Flegg Modern technology often requires rare or ultra-pure materials that can only be handled or obtained within extreme environmental conditions. These same conditions present unique and hazardous difficulties when transporting or utilizing these resources. Resources such as liquid oxygen, nitrogen, or argon; all of which are classified as… Read More »

Understanding Gasket Temperature and Pressure Limits

May 14, 2019 By Chett Norton, C.E.T. When choosing the correct gasket material for a specific application, there are 3 minimum fields that you must understand in order to properly select the correct gasket: Pressure Temperature Media All 3 of these items are straight forward on their own, however, most gasket applications are not based… Read More »

It’s not me…it’s you!

Jan 31, 2019 By: Chett Norton, C.E.T. I have had many conversations over the years with end users and installers, and the majority of the time, we realize that it wasn’t the gaskets fault for blowing. I often chuckle to myself wondering how the conversation would go if a gasket could talk to its end… 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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