The purpose of any seal is to protect a joining in a piece of equipment. Seals serve to keep lubrication or other liquids inside and contamination outside of the joint. A lip seal is also known as an oil seal or a rotary shaft seal read more
So what exactly is a mechanical seal and how does it differ from other types of seals?
A mechanical seal incorporates a rotating face and a stationary face, as well as a spring to keep the two faces pressed together. read more
What is a lip seal? Lip seals (also known as rotary shaft seals or oil seals or a radial shaft seal) serve to protect lubricated moving parts by keeping the lubricant inside the bearing & keeping contamination from dirt or other liquids out. read more
Choosing the right seal is not a simple matter. You have many factors to consider in terms of the seal’s application, and you also have many options. X ring vs. O ring is perhaps the first question to ask. read more
Due to a scheduling change from An Post we have had to change our cut off times for ordering. If you wish to receive items via their registered next-day service, we need to receive your order by 4pm.
DPD customers are not affected. read more
What is a gasket and how does a gasket work? Gasket is a very broad term. It covers a range of seals made from a variety of materials. Gaskets are used in .... read more
Everyone working in industry is surrounded by them, but many might still question exactly what is an O ring? And What are O rings used for? read more
When it comes to seals and gaskets, knowledge is the key. Knowing the right tool for the right application can mean the difference between... read more
For anyone in the manufacturing business, downtime is a killer – with consultants
estimating that every... read more