Trelleborg Sealing Solutions expands its Fluid Power Seals-Shop, an online ordering solution to new customers in Canada and Mexico. The Seals-Shop is an e-commerce platform for fast and easy procurement of high-performance seals and wear rings critical to the function of hydraulic components in fluid power applications. “Expanding the Fluid … [Read more...] about Trelleborg expands fluid power online ordering for Canada and Mexico
Contributed by Chuck White, Director of Sales & Marketing, Hallite Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) is widely used in fluid power seal applications and is a family of polymers formed using a combination of isocyanate and polyol crosslinked to create a homogeneous compound polymer. There are many different combinations of these chemicals that … [Read more...] about What to consider when using TPU for fluid power seals
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has hired Nikita Kurilenko as an Application Engineer. Kurilenko will be responsible for providing technical advice and support to the sales and customer success teams in the northwestern United States to develop, sell, and successfully implement Trelleborg product, capabilities, or service solutions. Furat … [Read more...] about Trelleborg hires Kurilenko as application engineer
Solvay is introducing to the market a new portfolio of high-performance Tecnoflon peroxide curable fluoroelastomers (FKM) produced without the use of fluorosurfactants (a type of PFAS used as process aids). The proprietary new technology, called NFS (non-fluorosurfactant), marks a breakthrough in FKM polymerization and aligns with the company’s … [Read more...] about Solvay eliminates need for Fluorosurfactants in its Tecnoflon FKM portfolio
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launches its enhanced double D-Seal, a resilient, dual-function sealing and damping solution specifically developed to meet the needs of the automotive, truck and transportation industry. Designed specifically for static and semi-dynamic powertrain applications where vibrations can cause damage, D-Seals can extend the … [Read more...] about Trelleborg launches enhanced D-Seal design to lower automotive emissions
EPDM rubber is a synthetic polymer used in fluid power applications to seal static applications, such as pump housing seals or cylinder barrel end seals. Although rarely used as a dynamic seal for hydraulic applications, EPDM has benefits making it perfect for various applications. EPDM stands for ethylene propylene diene monomer and offers a … [Read more...] about When are EPDM seals appropriate in hydraulic systems?
Trelleborg Sealing Solutions launches a 3D virtual showroom environment to provide customers with an insight into its sealing technology. Interactive exhibits allow users to explore solutions for aerospace, automotive and eMobility, fluid power, food and beverage, and semiconductor industries in real-time, as well as view Trelleborg’s R&D and … [Read more...] about Trelleborg launches interactive virtual sealing showroom
By Corey Holloway • Sales Manager, anyseals North America The painful reality is that supply chain challenges are the new normal. Unfortunately, current world conditions have resulted in unavoidable shortages and unforeseen delays in the global availability of all manner of supplies, and there is no clear solution in view. Nevertheless, … [Read more...] about Four tips to manage a sealing product shortage
NBR is an acronym for nitrile butadiene rubber but goes by many other names, such as nitrile or buna. NBR is a synthetic rubber compound made from acrylonitrile and butadiene. Buna is renowned for its natural resistance to oils, fuels, water and many other chemicals. You may use NBR for most hydraulic applications, especially those within the … [Read more...] about When should you use NBR for fluid power seals?
Hallite recently welcomed Brenda Zang to its technical team in Hampton as a test engineer. In this role, Brenda will collaborate with other engineering staff and departments to document and monitor test results, analyze technologies, and help develop testing procedures and process improvements. Previously, she worked as a mechanical design engineer … [Read more...] about Hallite strengthens its technical team with new test engineer