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Seals in the Industrial Sector

Posted by Wyatt Seal on Jun 28, 2018 9:02:00 AM

 

The U.S. industrial market is in the midst of record-setting growth. As a sector, industry is booming. Industrial facilities are experiencing incredibly low vacancy rates and manufacturers are moving back to the U.S. in droves. In 2017 alone, over $72 billion in industrial assets changed hands.

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Topics: Seal Supplier, Industrial Manufacturing

What Makes an O-Ring Food Grade?

Posted by Wyatt Seal on Jun 21, 2018 9:02:00 AM

 

When an O-ring is said to be “food grade,” it’s understood to meet a rigorous standard of quality and cleanliness. The seals used by food manufacturers must be designed to perform in extremely hostile environments. Chemical contaminants, steam, high temperatures, and other extreme conditions are commonplace within food processing.

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Topics: Manufacturing, O-Ring, Food Grade

3 Reasons Kalrez® Perfluoroelastomer (FFKM) Seals are Ideal for Medical Applications

Posted by Wyatt Seal on Jun 14, 2018 9:01:00 AM

 

Kalrez® is one of the best-known names in the sealing industry. Renowned for their strength, durability, and quality, Kalrez® seals are some of the most-requested products at Wyatt Seal.

For medical applications, few sealing solutions are more versatile than Kalrez® perfluoroelastomers; They’re rated to the highest standards for safety and quality.

Here are three reasons they’re ideal for use in the medical industry.

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Topics: Kalrez®

What Does Machine Learning Mean for Manufacturing

Posted by Wyatt Seal on May 29, 2018 9:02:00 AM

 

Machine learning is changing the face of manufacturing. From asset management to materials processing, no facet of the manufacturing industry has gone untouched by AI in recent years.

Many of Wyatt Seal’s customers are technologically innovative within their respective fields. Machines have drastically changed the way they order seals, maintain them, and even the applications for which they need sealing products. Here’s what machine learning will mean for the future of manufacturing.

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Topics: Manufacturing, American Manufacturing, Machinery Efficiency

4 Certifications to Know for Seals in the Life Sciences Sector

Posted by Wyatt Seal on May 24, 2018 9:02:00 AM

Seals used within the life sciences sector are heavily regulated. Their ability to perform impacts everything from shelf stability to consumer safety, particularly within the fields of food processing and pharmaceutical production.

Which seal certifications matter most within the life sciences sector? Here are four regulatory guidelines integral to the industry.

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Topics: Life Sciences, Seal Supplier, Certifications

How Seals Help Prevent Contamination in Food Preparation Contexts

Posted by Wyatt Seal on May 3, 2018 9:02:00 AM

 

Food production is one of the most tightly-regulated industries in the country. Industrial seals used in the process of food preparation are heavily controlled, their quality assuring everything from food safety to guaranteed shelf-life.

Wyatt Seal is a leader in the production and supply of high-performance industrial seals. We’ve worked with hundreds of clients in the food processing sector to provide seals that measure up to incredibly exacting specifications. Here’s how our seals help prevent contamination in food preparation contexts.

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Topics: O-Ring, Chemical Processing

4 Common Causes of O-Ring Failure and How to Prevent Them

Posted by Wyatt Seal on Apr 23, 2018 9:04:00 AM

 

O-rings fail for many dozens of reasons. In simple failures, processes can be compromised and workflows shut down. In serious situations, O-ring failure can lead to disastrous effects. O-rings themselves aren’t particularly prone to failure, but the exacting circumstances in which they’re used create an environment where mere degrees or micrometers matter. Properly made and installed O-rings aren’t just a nice-to-have within industrial and chemical processes, they’re a necessity.

What are some of the most common causes of O-ring failure, and how can they be prevented?

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Topics: O-Ring, O-Ring Failure

What Makes Kalrez® Seals So Heat Resistant?

Posted by Wyatt Seal on Apr 16, 2018 9:08:00 AM

 

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Topics: O-Ring, Seal Supplier, o-ring materials, Kalrez®

How Industrial Seal Quality Affects Pharmaceutical Product Purity

Posted by Wyatt Seal on Apr 6, 2018 9:04:00 AM

 

Within the pharmaceutical industry, seal quality is of utmost importance. Few industries expect their seals to withstand such exacting, aggressive environments as pharmaceuticals; seal quality can affect the ultimate performance of machinery, testing procedures, and commercial packaging, as well as the quality of pharmaceuticals themselves.

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Topics: Industrial Seal, Industrial Applications, Pharmaceutical, Product Purity

Wyatt Seal Market Spotlight: Industrial

Posted by Wyatt Seal on Mar 29, 2018 9:04:00 AM

Industrial seals are the lifeblood of Wyatt Seal. We’ve been in the business of supplying and producing industrial seals, gaskets, O-rings, and more for nearly fifty years. Throughout that time, we’ve learned a lot about what our industrial customers expect from their sealing devices.

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Topics: Wyatt Seal Market Spotlight, Industrial Manufacturing