Gasket Resources Blog

GRI: Your Partner in Fluid Sealing

Posted by Alex Chappell on April 9, 2018

As the exclusive Durlon® brand and technical representative in the United States, Gasket Resources Inc. (GRI) prides ourselves in providing a diverse line of superior fluid sealing products. We welcome partnerships with dedicated distributors and gasket fabricators committed to providing an excellent customer experience for companies across a diverse range of industries. Our team takes an active interest in the success of our distributors, as we understand that our products are able to reach more customers when our  partners are given the opportunity to grow.

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Hydrogen Fluoride-Resistant Gaskets

Posted by Alex Chappell on December 22, 2017

Used in a wide range of engineering applications to seal gaps between two surfaces, gaskets can be employed in virtually any scenario necessitating mechanical seals.

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Durlon® 8900: Flexible Material for High Temp Applications

Posted by Alex Chappell on December 4, 2017

Superheated Steam, Hydrocarbons, and Other Applicable Uses for Durlon 8900

When it comes to its fluid sealing solutions, Gasket Resources Inc. (GRI) is constantly innovating. By asking for feedback from our customers, staffing our team with highly qualified technicians and engineers, and attending industry tradeshows, we aim to stay ahead of the curve.

Check out our Durlon Gasket Material ebook below:

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New Anti-Stick Formulation on Durlon® Compressed Non-Asbestos

Posted by Alex Chappell on September 14, 2017

Gasket Resources Inc. is proud to announce our new proprietary anti-stick formulation on our Durlon® compressed non-asbestos (CNA) gasket and sheet materials.

This new technology allows Durlon® CNA to be the best in the industry and produce a clean pass on the MIL-G-24696B Navy Adhesion Test.

The new formula will make the installation and removal of all Durlon® compressed non-asbestos cleaner and easier process for all applications.

Find out more about some of our most popular Durlon® compressed non-asbestos materials by clicking the links below. 

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Topics: Durlon® Gaskets, The Durlon® Advantage, Compressed Non Asbestos

Gasket Recommendations for Chlorine Dioxide

Posted by Alex Chappell on July 18, 2017

Chlorine dioxide is used as a disinfectant in a wide range of industrial applications and industries. 

Approximately 95% of all chlorine dioxide produced today is utilized as a pulp bleaching agent by the pulp and paper industry. The chemical processing, food processing, pharmaceutical processing, and water and wastewater management industries also make use of chlorine dioxide, primarily for disinfecting purposes. 

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Topics: gasket recommendations

NSF-Certified Gaskets for Potable Water Projects

Posted by Jim Lingenfelder on April 3, 2017

The majority of governmental agencies regulating drinking water supplies require that any product made or used in North America for the manufacture, distribution, or treatment of drinking water or drinking-water-related products must comply with the standards set forth in NSF/ANSI 61: Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects. These regulations apply to every component at every stage of the production process, from cement and paint to meters, valves, and gaskets.

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Topics: Durlon® Gaskets, Chemical Compatibility

Spiral Wound Gaskets in the Power Generation Industry

Posted by Jim Lingenfelder on March 8, 2017

In today’s changing landscape, there are more options than ever in the power generation industry; from natural gas, fossil fuels, coal, and nuclear to renewable methods such as hydroelectric, wind, solar, and biomass, energy can be produced in a variety of ways.

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Topics: Spiral Wound Gaskets, Power Generation

Carbon-Filled PTFE & Teflon Gaskets

Posted by Jim Lingenfelder on February 6, 2017

Hydrogen fluoride is a dangerous but critical component for various applications in the chemical processing industry, including gasoline production, specialty metal manufacturing, glass etching and polishing, stainless steel pickling, and semiconductor preparation. When mixed with water, hydrogen fluoride forms hydrofluoric acid, a corrosive fluid capable of causing severe burns and irritation if processes are not properly managed.

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Topics: Chemical Compatibility, Chemical Processing

Avoiding Leaks in Multiple Effect Evaporators and Steam Systems

Posted by Jim Lingenfelder on January 26, 2017

The Problem: Sealing Evaporator Dome Lids

Frequently used in the pulp and paper industry, multiple effect evaporators boil water through a sequence of vessels held at increasingly lower pressures. Because a reduction in pressure lowers the boiling temperature of water, only the first vessel in the series requires a heating source.

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Topics: Pulp & Paper, Steam Gaskets

DOT’s Rail Shipper Safety Recommendations: How They Impact You

Posted by Alex Chappell on November 28, 2016

Considered one of the safest methods of transportation for chemicals and crude oil, hazardous materials are often transported throughout the United States via rail. To keep accidents to a minimum and ensure the safest possible transport, both the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the U.S. Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) publish safety regulations for rail shippers and rail-tank cars, the most common conveyance for hazardous materials.

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Topics: NARs, SecureTrack

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