New Year, New Seal: O-Ring Maintenance

Summary Introduction In industrial machinery, the importance of o-rings can easily be overlooked. These seemingly simple components play a critical role in sealing connections, preventing leaks, and ensuring the integrity of a wide range of equipment. Yet, their effectiveness is not permanent and relies heavily on consistent maintenance. This blog highlights why routine o-ring maintenance […]

The Importance of O-Ring Tolerance

Summary Introduction O-Rings play a pivotal role in countless industries, ensuring that seals remain intact and systems function flawlessly. As a result, precision and reliability are paramount. Tolerance standards are at the heart of this precision, a critical foundation for o-ring manufacturing and quality control. In this post, we discuss the importance of tolerance standards […]

Global O-Ring: Our Quality Matters

Summary Introduction In today’s increasingly competitive market, quality is the cornerstone of a thriving business. At Global O-Ring and Seal, we recognize that the pursuit of quality is not a destination but an ongoing journey woven intricately into our operational ethos. The following exposition delves into our dedication to sustaining exceptional quality, encompassing everything from […]

ASTM D2000 and Material Selection

Summary Introduction Standards are the lifeblood of innovation, consistency, and quality. The ASTM D2000 is significant among these pivotal standards, especially in sealing compounds. In this post, we aim to define the significance and complexities of the ASTM D2000 standard, taking you through its origins, impact on material selection, broad scope, and profound implications for […]

AS568: O-Ring Quality & Compatibility

Summary Introduction In a world where industrial machinery and systems become more intricate daily, the need for precision and compatibility has never been more critical. One component that plays a surprisingly integral role in the efficient operation of countless machinery and devices is the o-ring. This small component acts as a simple and effective seal, […]

PFAS Chemicals and Their Impact on Elastomers

Summary Overview PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) are synthetic chemicals widely utilized in various industrial and consumer products across multiple sectors. However, concerns about their effects on human health and the environment have sparked debates and regulatory actions worldwide. This article explores the uses of PFAS chemicals, regulatory efforts in the United States and Europe, […]
PPAP in manufacturing

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)—What You Need to Know

Production Part Approval Process, or PPAP, is widely used in the manufacturing industry. You are probably familiar with the concept if you are a Design or Applications Engineer, Manager of Quality Control, or an MRO professional at a manufacturing company. This post is a summary of PPAP in case you are unfamiliar or need a […]