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Seal (mechanical)

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A mechanical seal is a device that helps join systems or mechanisms together by preventing leakage (e.g. in a plumbing system), containing pressure, or excluding contamination. [1]

37 relations: Bodok seal, Bonded seal, Bridgman seal, Bung, Compression seal fitting, Diaphragm seal, Dowty Group, Dry gas seal, End-face mechanical seal, Face seal, Ferrofluidic seal, Gasket, Glass-ceramic-to-metal seals, Glass-to-metal seal, Heat sealer, Hermetic seal, Hose coupling, Hydrodynamic seal, Hydrostatic seal, Induction sealing, Inflatable seal, Labyrinth seal, Leak, Lid, Measurement, O-ring, O-ring boss seal, Piston ring, Plug (sanitation), Plumbing, Pressure, Radial shaft seal, Sealant, Stuffing box, Trap (plumbing), Washer (hardware), Wiper seal.

Bodok seal

The Bodok seal is a specialised washer that ensures a gas-tight seal between the cylinder yoke or regulator of an anaesthetic machine or any medical device requiring a gas supply, and a gas cylinder.

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Bonded seal

A bonded seal is a type of washer used to provide a seal around a screw or bolt.

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Bridgman seal

A Bridgman seal, invented by and named after Percy Williams Bridgman, can be used to seal a pressure chamber and compress its contents to high pressures (up to 40,000 MPa), without the seal leaking and releasing the pressure A cylindrical driving piston is mounted within a cylindrical channel that is closed at its far end.

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A bung, stopper or cork is a truncated cylindrical or conical closure to seal a container, such as a bottle, tube or barrel.

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Compression seal fitting

A compression seal fitting, also known as a sealing gland, is intended to seal some type of element (probe, wire, conductor, pipe, tube, fiber optic cable, etc.) when the element must pass through a pressure or environmental boundary.

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Diaphragm seal

A diaphragm seal is a flexible membrane that seals and isolates an enclosure.

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Dowty Group

Dowty Group was a leading British manufacturer of aircraft equipment.

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Dry gas seal

Dry gas seals are non-contacting, dry-running mechanical face seals that consist of a mating (rotating) ring and a primary (stationary) ring.

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End-face mechanical seal

An end-face mechanical seal, or a mechanical end-face seal, also referred to as a mechanical face seal but usually simply as a mechanical seal, is a type of seal utilised in rotating equipment, such as pumps, mixers, blowers, and compressors.

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Face seal

A face seal is a seal in which the sealing surfaces are normal to the axis of the seal.

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Ferrofluidic seal

Ferrofluidic is the brand name of a staged magnetic liquid rotary sealing mechanism made by the Ferrotec Corporation and was first patented by the predecessor company's co-founder R.E.Rosensweig (USP 3,620,584).

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gasket A gasket is a mechanical seal which fills the space between two or more mating surfaces, generally to prevent leakage from or into the joined objects while under compression.

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Glass-ceramic-to-metal seals

Glass-to-metal seals have been around for many years, with one of the most common uses being lamp bulb seals.

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Glass-to-metal seal

Glass-to-metal seals are a very important element of the construction of vacuum tubes, electric discharge tubes, incandescent light bulbs, glass encapsulated semiconductor diodes, reed switches, pressure tight glass windows in metal cases, and metal or ceramic packages of electronic components.

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Heat sealer

A heat sealer is a machine used to seal products, packaging, and other thermoplastic materials using heat.

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Hermetic seal

A hermetic seal is any type of sealing that makes a given object airtight (excludes the passage of air, oxygen, or other gases).

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Hose coupling

A hose coupling is a connector on the end of a hose to connect (or couple) it with another hose or with a tap or a hose appliance, such as an irrigation sprinkler.

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Hydrodynamic seal

A hydrodynamic seal is a type of mechanical seal.

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Hydrostatic seal

A Hydrostatic Seal is a non-contacting mechanical seal that operates under an equilibrium of forces.

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Induction sealing

Induction sealing is the process of bonding thermoplastic materials by induction heating.

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Inflatable seal

An inflatable seal is a type of rubber seal that inflates and deflates based on the presence of an inflation source.

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Labyrinth seal

A labyrinth seal is a type of mechanical seal that provides a tortuous path to help prevent leakage.

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A leak is a way (usually an opening) for fluid to escape a container or fluid-containing system, such as a tank or a ship's hull, through which the contents of the container can escape or outside matter can enter the container.

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A lid, also known as a cover, is part of a container, and serves as the closure or seal, usually one that completely closes the object.

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Measurement is the assignment of a number to a characteristic of an object or event, which can be compared with other objects or events.

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An O-ring, also known as a packing, or a toric joint, is a mechanical gasket in the shape of a torus; it is a loop of elastomer with a round cross-section, designed to be seated in a groove and compressed during assembly between two or more parts, creating a seal at the interface.

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O-ring boss seal

An o-ring boss seal is a technique for joining two fluid-carrying pipes, hoses, or tubing.

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Piston ring

A piston ring is a split ring that fits into a groove on the outer diameter of a piston in a reciprocating engine such as an internal combustion engine or steam engine.

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Plug (sanitation)

A plug in sanitation is an object that is used to close a drainage outlet firmly.

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Plumbing is any system that conveys fluids for a wide range of applications.

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Pressure (symbol: p or P) is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of an object per unit area over which that force is distributed.

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Radial shaft seal

Radial shaft seals, also known as lip seals, are used to seal rotary elements, such as a shaft or rotating bore.

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Sealant is a substance used to block the passage of fluids through the surface or joints or openings in materials, a type of mechanical seal.

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Stuffing box

A stuffing box is an assembly which is used to house a gland seal.

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Trap (plumbing)

In plumbing, a trap is a device which has a shape that uses a bending path to capture water to prevent sewer gases from entering buildings, while allowing waste to pass through.

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Washer (hardware)

A washer is a thin plate (typically disk-shaped) with a hole (typically in the middle) that is normally used to distribute the load of a threaded fastener, such as a Bolt or nut.

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Wiper seal

A wiper seal is an axial seal that creates a seal while allowing a reciprocating shaft to pass through the seal's inner bore.

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