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Fluorosilicone: Pros and Cons

Fluorosilicone is a form of silicone rubber that maintains high-temperature stability while offering greater resistance to fuel, oil, and other chemicals.

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Know Your Non-Metallics: Nitrile Rubber

One of the most common materials requested in the world of elastomers is nitrile rubber.  Nitrile is prized for being very economical and exhibits superior resistance to oil, fuel and other petroleum-based fluids. Also known by names including NBR, Buna-N or...

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Non-Metallic Gasket Materials That Beat the Heat

It’s the “dog days” of summer and we’ve got high temperatures on the brain. While we’re sweating from the season’s high heat, this is nothing compared to some of the extreme conditions our seals and gaskets endure daily. Many gasket applications involve extreme...

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Adapting and Adjusting to Daily Disruptions

Unusual disruptions have become a reality over the past few months. Our day-to-day routines have been distorted. Production and manufacturing have been interrupted. Workplaces have been rattled. Even your ability to get a haircut has been disrupted — and it’s...

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