Parker Hannifin was recently issued U.S. Patent No. 9,453,600 for a new stainless steel flat face sealing ring for use with tube fittings in extreme temperature applications. The new seal design was developed by engineers at the Parker Tube Fittings Division and is a principal design feature of the Parker Seal-Lok Xtreme line of flat face seal … [Read more...] about Parker patents stainless-steel flat-face sealing ring for use with tube fittings
O-rings are probably the most common fluid power seals. They’re made by the billions by manufacturers all around the world, and they prevent leaks in everything from pumps and valves to cylinders and connectors. The compact, economical components handle both static and dynamic operations, in pneumatic and hydraulic applications. These simple seals … [Read more...] about How does an O-ring seal work?