Gasket parameters – Part II – Gasket factors Gb, a, Gs

Due to the increasing importance given to environmental protection and with the adoption of norms regulating leakage, starts the research to replace the ”m” and ”y” parameters. These two parameters do not take into account the leak rate and are difficult to reproduce...

Gasket parameters – Part I – Gasket factors ”m” and ”y”

The tightness of the assembly is a very important issue for the integrity and safety of the installation, as well as for operating in prescribed parameters and obtaining desired efficiency. However, for quite some time now, the design of flange joints only takes into...

What influences the behavior of the flanged joints?

Gaskets are basic elements for flanged joints, with the purpose to create and maintain a static seal between two imperfect surfaces of a mechanical system, designed to contain a wide range of liquids and gases in different operating conditions, with varied pressure...

Correct storage and handling of the gasket

We all know and are used to the fact that many consumable products, including household products, have manufacturer recommended storage requirements.  It is important to know and follow these recommendations in order to avoid inconvenience caused by damaging them even...

Water jet cutting

Water jet cutting process uses a thin stream of water at very high pressure to cut parts that require high precision. This thin stream of water leaves the cutting head at over twice the speed of sound, and when you add a small amount of abrasive, it is able to cut any...