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Choosing the Right Gasket
12/15/2011

Diecut gaskets are easy to apply and offer a high degree of consistency and reliability. The proper gasket can minimize or prevent process interruption and product failure.
Diecut gaskets are easy to apply and offer a high degree of consistency and reliability. The proper gasket can minimize or prevent process interruption and product failure.

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Jamesmorris
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Risky Decision!
Jamesmorris   1/31/2012 12:25:55 AM
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Selecting the perfect gasket is an important step in the design of a process system as choosing the correct gasket from the beginning can result in significant savings due to longer gasket life, reduced gasket failure and lower leak rates. Some of the important points to be considered are temperature ,pressure, application and media!

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Charles Murray
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Refernce guide
Charles Murray   12/15/2011 9:53:41 PM
This is one of these technical overviews that mechanical engineers should hang onto the for reference.

Ann R. Thryft
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Thorough, clear discussion of gasket choices
Ann R. Thryft   12/15/2011 2:59:54 PM

Craig, thanks for a clear, thorough summary of gasket choices in the different application areas that Design News covers. I especially appreciate the fact that your discussion combines gasket types, materials, and uses with the related adhesives, as appropriate.


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