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gasket

1. a compressible packing piece of paper, rubber, asbestos, etc., sandwiched between the faces or flanges of a joint to provide a seal
2. Nautical a piece of line used as a sail stop

gasket

[′gas·git]
(engineering)
A packing made of deformable material, usually in the form of a sheet or ring, used to make a pressure-tight joint between stationary parts. Also known as static seal.

gasket

1. A continuous strip of resilient material attached to a door or doorframe to provide a tight seal between the door and frame; acts as weather stripping and as a light and sound seal.
2. Any ring of resilient material, used at a joint to prevent leakage.
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The Magnum Gaskets brand offers a range of gasket solutions, including cylinder head, valve cover, oil pan, and manifold gasket sets for the North American automotive aftermarket.
Technological advancements in the industry are being directed towards the development of seals and gaskets that use better quality raw materials in order to comply with regulations imposed by the government.
Greater use of better performing, higher-priced gaskets and seals will further boost sales in value terms.
Either way, you are able to interchange it with old gasket designs, such as the spiral wound gaskets and camprofile gaskets with the same outside diameter (OD), onside diameter (ID) and thickness.
Among all gasket and sealing products, compression packings, body seals, and expanded graphite gaskets will register the strongest growth through 2016.
An alternative method to estimate the infiltration load through cabinet door gaskets was presented by Stein et al.
Gaskets fit on any Modular Simpli-Flex 2000, Simpli-Flex 1005, CSF1005 or ESF1005 Cup Dispenser.
Before operating the test set, first inspect the gaskets to see if they have abrasions, tears, other damage or are missing.
Three approaches that have proven effective are restructured PTFE (polytetra-fluoroethylene, or Teflon) gaskets, swelling/self-loading gaskets, and engineered molded rubber gaskets.
McCoy said cost is often the issue when gaskets are specified.
The Clip-on gasket also ensures the integrity demanded by the pharmaceutical sectors when attached to Tranter double wall plates, and the gaskets are available in FDA approved and EPDM and Nitrile.
FinnProfiles Oy, a processor of specialty silicone gaskets in Vammala, Finland, believes it is the first in the world to coextrude silicone rubber over an intumescent ceramic to make a fire-safety gasket for trains.