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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

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

Material Spotlight Series: PTFE Sheet

Posted by Alex Chappell on October 17, 2016

What is PTFE?

As a non-reactive, hydrophobic compound, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a popular gasket material for a wide variety of niche applications across a range of industries.

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Topics: Material Spotlight Series

Gasket Recommendations for Sulfuric Acid Applications

Posted by Alex Chappell on September 12, 2016

Sulfuric acid is one of the most widely used chemicals across a range of industries. Despite this ubiquity, however, each sulfuric acid application requires careful material selection and evaluation, as the wrong gasket will quickly deteriorate, posing a multitude of risks when exposed to this aggressively corrosive medium.

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Topics: Identa-Seal®, Chemical Compatibility

Five Fabrication Advantages for Choosing Durlon®

Posted by Alex Chappell on August 10, 2016

The welded Durlon® services available at Gasket Resources Inc. allow for the manufacture of large-diameter gaskets with single-piece construction. The innovative proprietary welding process developed by GRI produces welded Durlon® filled PTFE gaskets with outside diameters that can exceed 60”.

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Topics: The Durlon® Advantage

Material Spotlight Series: Spiral Wound Gaskets

Posted by Alex Chappell on July 7, 2016

What is a Spiral Wound Gasket?

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Topics: Material Spotlight Series

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