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Overcoming Supply Chain Disruptions

This year, so far, seems to be all about disruptions to the supply chain. Let’s take a look at some of these common supply chain challenges and how they can be tackled.

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Viton: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Being in the nonmetallic manufacturing industry requires us to become familiar with a long list of materials, each with their own qualities, strengths, and weaknesses. One of these materials is fluorocarbon rubber or Viton.

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Green Sheet Gaskets: Cheaper is Not Always Better

There is no shortage of the types of gaskets on the market, but there is also a litany of available materials and a wide range of prices. And while a purchasing manager can be tempted to go with the cheapest option available cutting costs when purchasing the gaskets leads to greater expense later down the line.

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The Ingress Protection Rating, Explained

The Ingress Protection rating standard means users have access to more detailed information than marketing terms like “waterproof.” Instead, the Ingress Protection rating will give specific information so they know just how water resistant the material or product really is.

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