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


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


7 Ways to Avoid Bolted Joint Failures in the Rail Industry

Posted by Alex Chappell on June 29, 2016

Bolted joint failures and non-accident releases (NARs) are costly, dangerous, and usually avoidable. Often stemming from leaks, defective equipment, improper gasket installation, or simple human error, these failures can be prevented with proper gasket fabrication, manufacturing, and bolted joint installation training.

By standardizing gasket installation techniques, all workers can be uniformly trained to learn proper installation and maintenance processes. Gasket Resources, Inc. (GRI) offers hands-on training for customers and their teams, highlighting the best practices for bolt tightening, torque control, and other NARs-preventing measures. 

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Topics: Identa-Seal®, Durlon® Gaskets


The Color-Coding Solution: Durlon® Identa-Seal® Program

Posted by Alex Chappell on May 11, 2016

Engineers and procurement managers are inundated with choices of black elastomers and fluoroelastomer materials for gaskets and critical sealing applications. In normal lighting, the similarities between seals can cause confusion, accidental product mix-ups, and, ultimately, dangerous and costly gasket failure.  

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Topics: Identa-Seal®, Durlon® Gaskets


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