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Category Archives: O-Rings

Coating Systems Discusses O-Ring Materials

What Are O-Rings Made Of? Coating Systems Discusses O-rings perform crucial functions in so many industrial, household, automobile, offshore, and aerospace applications, as well as many others. But the conditions under which the o-ring must function are different for all of these industries, which means that the same o-ring won’t perform the same across all of them. Certain industrial applications, for instance, may expose an o-ring to extreme heat or caustic chemicals, while offshore applications may expose them to extreme pressure or corrosive seawater. Related Post: Coating Systems Explains How O-Rings Helped Win World War II This is why o-rings, vital as they are, can be made…

What Xylan Can Do For Your O-Rings

How Xylan Coatings Help O-Rings Everyone who has worked closely with industrial processes knows the pain of dealing with o-rings. They are small and they may be hard to tell apart from one another. Storing them is another issue altogether because the coatings which keep them from sticking and degrading over time can make a mess of your storage bins. They’re sensitive, too. Depending on the material they’re made of, they may lose their quality when exposed to direct sunlight or certain temperatures. Thankfully, Whitmer designs Xylan, a fluoropolymer coating that helps keep your o-rings in great shape while reducing all the hassle of dealing with them.…

Coating Systems Explains: What Are the Types of Dynamic Seals?

What Are the Types of Dynamic Seals? Coating Systems Answers In our previous blog, we discussed the types of static seals, both radial and axial, which can benefit from a proper application of a dry film lubricant. In today’s blog, Coating Systems takes a look at the different ways that dynamic seals can be used and how they can benefit from a dry film lubricant, applied by a skilled and experienced coating professionals such as those at Coating Systems. Related Post: Coating Systems Explains: What Are the Types of Static Seals? Coating Systems has been providing the auto, aerospace, offshore oil, and military industries with coating solutions…

Coating Systems Explains: What Are the Types of Static Seals?

What Types of Static Seals Are There? Coating Systems Answers Coating Systems has been helping manufacturers from all over improve the performance and lifespans of their static and dynamic seals for over 40 years. Over this time, we’ve been able to help manufacturers from many different industries, including the automotive, aerospace, food, and military defense industries. With this kind of experience, you know that your coating needs for static and dynamic seals are in great hands. That being said, some of our clients wonder if we’ll be able to coat their o-rings for this or that application. The truth is that we love a challenge, and we’ll…