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Metal Detectable O-Rings, A Must Have in the Food & Beverage Industry to Avoid Product Recalls

By Dichtomatik on 10 October 19 Blog,Food & Beverage
Metal Detectable O-Rings are used in equipment that produce and package food.  During service, o-rings are exposed to temperature variations and corrosive clean-in-place (CIP) chemicals used during equipment sterilization.  Over time, o-ring materials can break down and fail during operation; causing material fragments from the o-ring to break off and enter the food stream. Without [...] Read more

Teflon® Encapsulated O-Rings – A Cost-Effective Solution

By Dichtomatik on 11 September 19 Blog

Teflon® Encapsulated O-rings, are popularly used to seal a variety of connections. These simple sealing solutions are produced in standard shapes including circular, d-shaped, x-shaped and square. Inside the solid core, rubber materials are typically composed of elastomers such as FKM (Viton®), and Silicone but other materials such as NBR (Nitrile), and Polyurethane can be […]

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How to Properly Measure an O-Ring

By Dichtomatik on 10 July 19 Article,Blog,News

Measuring an O-Ring is quite simple when you have the right tools at your disposal. All that is required is a clean, level surface; an o-ring; and a measuring device such as a caliper or other measuring tools such as cones, gauges, and size charts all available from Dichtomatik. Connect to our ecatalog now to […]

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New Kalrez® 7375 Offers Outstanding Properties & Performance

The new DuPont™ Kalrez® 7375 innovative FFKM oil-seal products exhibit broad chemical and water/steam resistance properties required at high temperatures in chemical process industry applications. Kalrez® 7375 parts present excellent compression set resistance, exceptional physical property retention, and improved mechanical strength properties. Other Kalrez compounds have done the job over the years when faced with […]

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Dichtomatik Works with National Food Manufacturer to Reduce Downtime and Creates a Seal Eliminating Food Contamination.

By Dichtomatik on 29 January 19 Blog,Case Studies

A national chocolate manufacturer was in need of a quick and cost-effective solution that would reduce production downtime, provide cost savings; and create a seal that would eliminate food contamination from foreign materials.  Seals from the competitor had failed multiple times in the field causing metal contamination and shutting down machines for days at a […]

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DuPont™ Kalrez® O-Rings: Ideal for Extreme Conditions and Chemical Compatibility

As one of the world’s most trusted sources for seals and sealing solutions, Dichtomatik is often called upon to find solutions to difficult problems.  We carry on this tradition at Dichtomatik US.  We specialize not just in selling O-rings and other sealing products, but in applying our knowledge of sealing materials to overcome challenges other companies […]

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Understanding Your Choices in Fastener Seals

One of the most basic, yet critical, decisions when putting together almost any piece of hardware is your choice of fastener seals.  At their most basic, fastener seals are simply a piece of rubber surrounded by a metal ring that acts as support.  Used properly, they eliminate clearance gaps between attached components, while also preventing leaks […]

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What are Gaskets and how Dichtomatik can help

If you’ve stumbled across this post, chances are you need a unique sealing solution but aren’t quite sure where to start looking or what type of seal you’re needing. Here at Dichtomatik, we offer an array of solutions with gaskets being one of the most prevalent requests. To start, it would make sense to understand […]

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Get To Know Our Customized Kitting & Bagging Service for Seals

By Dichtomatik on 29 June 18 Blog,Industrial Distributors,News,Uncategorized

Dichtomatik goes beyond the average distributor of sealing solutions.  We work with a wide variety of clients with many different needs, including those who are resellers or creating packaged solutions for their own customers.  In such cases, we also offer a full kitting & bagging service for seals, with near-total flexibility in how the kits and […]

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Understanding What Seals Are and How They Work

By Dichtomatik on 20 April 18 Article,Industrial Distributors,News

What do you do when you have a shaft that needs to pass through or into liquid or gaseous environments, while spinning at high RPMs, but without allowing any of the outside environment to get through?  That’s when you need a seal. Seals are often complicated, but necessary for many applications.  This is exactly the […]

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