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Dichtomatik Employee uses Social Media to reach out and assist others after Hurricane Harvey

By April Grams on 17 September 17 Article,News

Like everyone else, we were riveted and heartbroken watching Hurricane Harvey hit land and wreak havoc in Houston and the greater Texas Gulf Coast area. Seeing one of the country’s biggest and brightest cities go underwater was unsettling. Witnessing its diverse population pull together and have each other’s back during the storm was inspiring. One […]

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Find out the differences between different gasket types & their possible applications

By April Grams on 29 August 17 Article,Chemical Processing,Oil & Gas

  Understanding the Difference Between Gasket Types As we like to say, where there are pumps and valves, there are also gaskets.  Gaskets are critical components in fluid conveyance systems. There is a wide variety of types and materials that they can be made from.  Many of our most commonly-asked questions revolve around which gaskets are […]

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4 Reasons to Trust Oil Seals & Custom Solutions from Dichtomatik

By April Grams on 5 March 17 Article

There are many companies selling oil seals and other sealing products, but only one who can say their entire business revolves exclusively around sealing solutions:  Dichtomatik. For more than thirty years, Dichtomatik Americas has supplied the best in oil seals to companies and individuals across the continent. Our German parent company, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, has been […]

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Dichtomatik Goes Above and Beyond the Typical Distributor Role

By April Grams on 28 September 16 Article

Providing superior engineering support, Dichtomatik helps extend the life of oil seals – helps industrial distributor with OEM customer.  An industrial distributor (ID) at the time was encountering numerous problems with its current vendor of sealing solutions – rotary shaft seals, O-rings, and hydraulic seals. From not confirming simple purchase orders to being unwilling to […]

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Customer Testimonial

By April Grams on 11 July 16 Article

“I recently visited a customer to try and switch him from another brand of radial shaft seals to the Dichtomatik Americas brand. I brought him unmarked boxes of both manufacturers and set them on the table and asked him to open the boxes. The only glaring difference was the color of the seals, as some […]

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How to Choose the Right Seal for the Job; Radial Shaft Seals

By April Grams on 29 June 16 Article

How often do you encounter customers in search of a new replacement part, particularly radial shaft seals, or commonly referred to as an oil or lip seal? I’m going to venture and guess you or at least someone you work with has had to find a replacement seal for a customer.

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5 Tips to Help Maximize the Performance of Your Oil Seals

By April Grams on 10 June 16 Article

“Often invisible, always essential,” is a phrase that our parent company Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies often uses to describe the role our products play although they may never be seen. Putting things into perspective, a single failed radial shaft seal (AKA oil seal) can shut down an entire manufacturing line causing a company to lose ten, […]

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5 Advantages of Machined Parts over Molded Parts

By April Grams on 25 May 16 Article

Whether you are a multi-billion dollar equipment manufacturer, a nationwide industrial distributor, or a small hydraulic cylinder repair shop, these 5 advantages will help make you understand why machined fluid power seals, backup rings and O-rings from a computerized numerical control (CNC) operation are sometimes a better solution than traditional molded parts.

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Dichtomatik now provides machined seals on demand at fast lead times

By April Grams on 18 May 16 Article

Newly implemented CNC operation gives customers the ability to order only the parts they need, when they need them. Houston, TX:  Dichtomatik announced its addition of a new computerized numerical control (CNC) operation to its list of capabilities and services. This new capability, located in Houston, TX, allows Dichtomatik to provide seals with fast lead […]

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How shaft seals helped an invention, help an industry, help the environment

By April Grams on 10 May 16 Article

With EPA regulations becoming stricter amidst one of the worst draughts at the time in 2008, farmers and their equipment in California were left in the dust. Farmers were forced to dramatically cut equipment operating hours to decrease emissions. At the time, because of extremely fine sediment and sandy conditions, farmers’ spent the most time […]

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