The rod seal is one of the most critical seals on any type of fluid power equipment. The rod seal prevents the pressurized hydraulic fluid within the cylinder from leaking. Leakage can lead to reduced equipment performance, system failure, and environmental/safety issues. As illustrated at right, rod seals are dynamic seals that are positioned … [Read more...] about Where are rod seals used?
Mobile hydraulics, and those shiny clean cylinders that abound in them, could not function without good, quality hydraulic seals. That’s why I’ve already spent a fair amount of time chatting with some of the major sealing companies throughout the past two days of IFPE 2017. Here’s a brief round-up of some of the innovative sealing technologies … [Read more...] about Day 2 IFPE: Innovations in hydraulic sealing technologies
Hallite Seals International announces availability of its new Armorlene PTFE product and material portfolio, a high-performance polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) product and material portfolio that encompasses more than 30 product profiles, 26 materials and 18 Armorlene PTFEs. The new Armorlene PTFE portfolio expands the history and success of … [Read more...] about Hallite Announces availability of Armorlene PTFE products and materials