Bevel vs. Butt Cut: Performance Impact

Summary Precision in Vulcanization: How Cut Types Influence O-Ring Seals Vulcanized o-rings represent a cornerstone of industrial sealing solutions, offering tailored fit and material properties for unique applications. These o-rings are made by cutting a specific length of cord stock and joining the ends together through a vulcanization process. The technique used to cut these […]

Vulcanization & Cord: O-Ring Insights

Summary Introduction O-Rings, though small, have an omnipresent role in various applications across many industries. However, the intricacies behind them, particularly the specifics of o-ring cord stock, can seem complex and intricate. This blog post sets out to unravel the mysteries behind o-ring cord stock, taking a closer look at its unique characteristics, wide-ranging uses, […]
What is Vulcanization and Vulcanized Rubber

What is Vulcanization and Vulcanized Rubber?

Vulcanized rubber is much stronger than traditional rubber. It can withstand greater pressure and stress and is much more elastic, which is why many manufacturers prefer using vulcanized rubber in their businesses. Vulcanized rubber’s increased strength and elasticity allow it to be stretched to a much greater degree without warping or becoming deformed. Vulcanization also […]

Customize. Calculate. Vulcanize.

As a leading provider of Vulcanized o-rings, we are excited to announce the rollout of our brand new Vulcanized O-Ring Calculator! This online tool simplifies the process and takes the guesswork out of quoting and ordering Vulcanized o-rings. Here’s how! In the Online Store, simply input Material, Cross Section, and one other Known Dimension (ID, […]
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What Are Spliced & Vulcanized O-Rings?

Spliced and vulcanized o-rings are made from extruded cord stock that has been cut and bonded together, as opposed to molded o-rings; those that have been compression or injection molded as one piece. Vulcanized o-rings are an excellent choice for static sealing applications when molded o-rings cannot be used due to large or non-standard dimensions, […]