Seals and O Rings gromedia
Seals and O Rings
Oil seals and rotary shaft seals exclude dirt, dust, water, liquids and any foreign body while retaining lubricant in rotary shaft equipment. The purpose is to protect bearings and prolong the life of the equipment reducing the need for maintenance and repairs.
An O-ring, also known as a packing, or a toric joint, is a mechanical gasket in the shape of a torus; it is a loop of elastomer with a round cross-section, designed to be seated in a groove and compressed during assembly between two or more parts, creating a seal at the interface serving as a barrier for dirt and prevent leaks.
O-rings are generally quite simple to produce and are suitable for static and dynamic applications. Its purpose is to create a seal at the interface of two or more parts and is compressed during assembly.
Our Range of Seals
Oil Seals – Oil seals (also known as RB or gamma seals are rotary shaft seals which are made from synthetic elastomers and bonded to a metal case. They can be used in various applications. Oil seals prevent system lubricants from leaking as well as preventing the entrance of external contaminants.
Bonded Seals – Bonded seals are used in high pressure environments. They are made with vulcanised rubber bonded to the inside to suit the demands of the high pressure. The bonded seals have a rectangular section with a trapezoidal shaped rubber ring. Bonded seals eliminate the risk of leakage. Our bonded seals are available in a variety of sizes and in different metals. ASK engineers can advise you on the best suited metal depending on your specific application
Wiper – Wiper seals extend the life of the seal by protecting the seal from dust and dirt. It comes in various different materials depending on application specifications:
Nitrile metal cased
Polyurethane metal cased
Quad Ring – Quad rings are similar to O-rings in the sense that they offer symmetry. They are better suited to pneumatic applications because of their superior sealing qualities. Quad rings are available in all sizes and usually come in nitrile.
V Ring – V rings are used for shafts and bearings sealing axially against a counterface. V rings are reliable in sealing against dust, dirt, water, oil and other foreign bodies.
Our Range of O-Rings & Accessories
We are able to supply O-rings in all of the most common materials as well as some less common. The most common are
All come in a range of colours, hardness and cross sections.
For static applications with non-standard sizes we can also offer Scarf Jointed and Vulcanised rings as a well-suited, cost effective alternative.
Don’t hesitate to call us at ASK Engineering for advice and guidance on all O-rings.
Accessories and Associated Products
O-ring tools and kit boxes
National O-ring gauge
Why Work with ASK Engineering
ASK Engineering will not only provide you with the very best quality product, most suited to your specific needs and applications but will also consult and advise you with any initial and ongoing technical and engineering support you could require.
We can provide replacement parts for belts previously bought elsewhere and will maintain and repair any of our own products in a cost effective and timely manner.
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