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Gasket Installation Guide

Gasket Installation – Best Practices The performance of a gasket relies on a number of elements, including: Component being sealed Flange design Type and quality of the material How the gasket is installed and tightened onto the flanges The volume of pressure applied to the gasket by the bolts Sometimes, the most basic reason for leakage in bolted couplings is […]

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How does an O Ring work?

What is an O Ring and how does it work? O Ring Basics The O Ring is one of the most standard and easiest types of seal for dynamic and static installations. The design of the O Ring’s groove is fairly straightforward. A dependable and economical seal is acquired by following well-developed principles for groove geometry. The primary reason an […]

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What is a Gasket?

What is a Gasket and how it works? What is a Gasket? A Gasket is an elastomeric component that covers the intersection between two surfaces. They are usually manufactured from a variety of materials, including rubber, cork or paper, metal, copper, and foam. This flexible element can be used for a broad scope of purposes due to its functionality. These […]

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Circlips what are circlips

What are Circlips, types of Circlips and what are they used for? What are Circlips? Circlips, Retaining Rings and Snap Rings are fasteners that grasp elements or installations onto a shaft or in a dwelling/bore when assembled in a groove. Once it’s fixed, the exposed piece functions as a shoulder which holds the particular element or installation. Circlips solve problems such […]

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What is Rapid Gas Decompression (RGD)

What is Rapid Gas Decompression (RGD)? What are the causes? How it affects elastomers? What is Rapid Gas Decompression (RGD)? or What is Explosive Decompression (ED)? Rapid Gas Decompression (RGD) is an occurrence that frequently appears whilst high-stress gas particles drift into the elastomer in the concentrated/compressed form. When the stress ambient to the elastomer is quickly relieved, the compressed gas […]

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Selecting Pipe Flange Gaskets

Selecting Pipe Flange Gaskets – tips and common standards M Barnwell Services supplies and distributes pipe flange gaskets in a broad range of sizes and materials. Custom made bespoke gaskets can also be produced. Pipe Flange Gasket Types The most commonly used gaskets in pipes are standard flange gaskets in either fibre, spiral wound or rubber. Furthermore, for very large […]

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Purity of Pharmaceutical Seals

The purity of Pharmaceutical Seals: High-Performance Sealing Solutions The Pharmaceutical field comprises of manufacture, extraction, processing, purification, and packaging of medical substances that are intended for use as medication for humans and animals, therefore purity of pharmaceutical seals is critically important. Pharmaceutical production is segregated into two principal phases. The first phase, manufacture or primary processing is the manufacture of […]

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Upstream Gas & Oil Sealing Considerations

Upstream Gas & Oil Sealing Considerations (extraction and production) Upstream Gas & Oil The upstream section of the Gas & Oil industrial method is preoccupied with extraction and production of natural gas and raw oil. Installations in the upstream section are frequently placed in hard to reach spaces, from the Arctic to deep sea drilling platforms. Processing expenses are also […]

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Food Safe Silicone

Is Silicone Food Safe? When producing high-performance O Rings and bespoke sealing solutions for the food process industries, protection has to be the priority. M Barnwell Services provide products manufactured from a broad selection of rubber materials and include Silicone. However, how prudent is silicone sealing, and how is consumers’ health protected? At M Barnwell Services our sealing proficiency incorporates not […]

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Common Gas & Oil Seal Failure Causes

Why is Gas & Oil Seal Failure Quite Common? Only a number of engineering elements are expected to operate under more difficult conditions than those of Gas & Oil Installations. The environments included in Gas & Oil production consist of severe stresses, temperatures, and chemical media. Additionally, they place rigid requirements on equipment, which must be accurately designed to guarantee […]

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