Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has signed Applied Power Products as an authorized Trelleborg distributor. The partnership establishes Applied Power Products as Trelleborg’s sole distributor in the Midwest United States, laying the foundation for growth in this region for both companies in various industrial markets. According to Heather Castleman, … [Read more...] about Trelleborg signs Applied Power Products as Authorized Distributor for sealing
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions celebrated the grand opening of its new facility in Ontario, California, on August 18. The Ontario site houses the West Coast warehouse for Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, as well as new aerospace and industrial ServicePLUS Centers, to serve the sealing needs of Trelleborg’s aerospace and industrial customers in Ontario … [Read more...] about Trelleborg celebrates grand opening of Ontario, Calif. sealing facility
The environmental demands placed on the hydraulic systems in large, heavy equipment can be extreme. Pressure, abrasive fluids, extreme temperatures, and dirt can all impact the reliability and performance of the seals used to protect their mechanics. Fortunately for manufacturers producing construction, agricultural, and mining machinery – among … [Read more...] about Polyurethane seals from Freudenberg: Not afraid of extreme conditions
Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has begun manufacturing seals made from a new Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) material that successfully addresses a significant challenge in the aerospace industry — hydraulic seal leakage at high altitudes and low temperatures. The new material, 80 EPDM 426288, successfully seals hydraulic systems … [Read more...] about New EPDM eliminates fluid leaks in slow-moving drones, cargo planes
By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Viton is actually a registered trademark of Chemours Company (previously of DuPont) and is a synthetic rubber used in seals. Viton is a family of fluoropolymer elastomers also identified as FKM, but the family offers various copolymers. Often green or brown, Viton finds itself used in various hydraulic … [Read more...] about When should you use Viton seals?
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launched a new elastomer sealing material, FoodPro E75F1. Demonstrating compliance with most comprehensive global food contact material regulations, it is specifically engineered for universal use in food and beverage processing applications. For manufacturers of food and beverage equipment, FoodPro E75F1 saves time … [Read more...] about Elastomer seal material complies with all major global food regulations and standards
Trelleborg Group has upgraded its online presence over its more than 70 global websites. This monumental task has resulted in visual updates, but more importantly, it offers an improved and more responsive user experience and a platform that will allow further enhancements with even more interactive elements in the future. According to Richard … [Read more...] about Trelleborg launches an enhanced website presence
By Josh Cosford, Contributing Editor Urethane (or polyurethane) seals are among the most versatile and durable materials used in fluid power sealing. Urethanes are cast into billets or molds to create the seals used in many of the hydraulic components you see every day, such as pump shaft seals, cylinder pistons and rod seals. The material … [Read more...] about What are the benefits of urethane seals?
Contributed by Danny Nghieu, EIT, Colonial Seal Elastomers are widely used due to their relatively high strength, low abrasion rate, and resistance to water, oils, and other chemicals. The mechanical properties of elastomers, namely their tensile strength and hardness, can change over time when the product is sitting in storage. The storage … [Read more...] about Effects of aging on elastomer seals
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions announces the launch of IntelliStok in Canada and the United States. IntelliStok is a wireless vendor-managed inventory solution that eliminates the need to manually check and scan inventory, potentially saving thousands of dollars each year. Designed to work with Kanban-based rack and bin systems, the … [Read more...] about Trelleborg launches IntelliStok to make parts management easier and safer