Compression packing (gland packing) and mechanical seals are two mechanisms familiar to those in the fluid sealing industry. If you are not familiar with these two products you are not alone. A Google search of “compression packing” may initially result …

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Flexible graphite is a material that is prominent in the industrial world, specifically due to its applications in heat management and fluid sealing.  Experts understand the importance of flexible graphite in these respective fields because of its unique characteristics but …

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Mankind’s history of innovation has an incredible list: the automobile, the airplane, the digital computer, the smartphone, to name a few.  Let us not forget about some of mankind’s older inventions that have proven to be equally important: the wheel, …

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