Mechanical seals are a complex construction. Learn more about the most common causes of mechanical seal failure and how to avoid it. read more
Knowing the expected lifespan of a seal and monitoring it can save a lot of money, hassle and disruption. Learn more about the most common causes of premature seal failure. read more
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