Article
Email Email Print Print
Clip Clip & File

Processing & Handling :: Liquid, Gas and Air Handling :: Seals, gaskets & packing materials

September 1, 2011

Specifying Elastomer Seals for Plastic Piping

Careful attention to elastomer properties and variation by manufacturer can help optimize specification

Matt Tones, Lou Mattina and Jim Drago, Garlock Sealing Technologies

The challenge of specifying elastomers seals for non-metallic piping stems largely from the fact that elastomer compounds may have significant differences even though they share the same generic nomenclature. Engineers need to apply due diligence both in how they approach relationships with elastomer suppliers and in the information they seek about elastomer properties....

This information is only available to Gold members.

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not a member yet?

UPGRADE now to full archive accces and you will receive:

  • A discount on full delegate pass to ChemInnovations.

  • Free pass to ChemInnovations show floor.

  • Discounts on store items and and webinars.


 

 

 

Add a Comment

Name:
Email:
Comments:

Please enter the letters or numbers you see in the image. (refresh)
 
 

More Seals, gaskets & packing materials

Related Stories

LinkedIn Groups

Our LinkedIn group is now over 28,000 members strong!

  1. Join other CPI professionals from all over the globe and share best practices, expertise, concerns and more.
  2. Provide feedback to Chemical Engineering Editors


Current members represent Worley Parsons, DuPont, SABIC, Fluor, Air Products, LyondellBasell, Nalco, Dow Chemical, Dow Corning, BASF, Jacobs Engineering, ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron and more.

Join Now



We also offer the following subgroup for more targeted discussions:

Tools
Search the Buyers' Guide

Plant Cost Index

Facts at Your Fingertips (archive)

Ask the Experts

Back Issues
X
To access this area, please log in or create an account.
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?
Request it now.
Processing...
Live chat by BoldChat