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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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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.
In addition, the growing use of better performing, higher-priced gaskets and seals will further drive value gains.
has developed custom silicone gaskets and related parts, precision die cut from several variations of material to match specific customer application requirements.
The first method uses two identical units whose doors have been removed and are connected by the gaskets, forming one cavity for each compartment.
McCoy said cost is often the issue when gaskets are specified.
Before operating the test set, first inspect the gaskets to see if they have abrasions, tears, other damage or are missing.
Table 114: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gaskets and Seals by Product Segment - Gaskets (Non-Metallic & Metallic) and Seals (Mechanical & Rotary, Molded Packings, and Other) Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41
formulates and mixes its own rubber, and manufactures superior molded rubber handhole and manhole gaskets for steam, hot water boilers, water heaters, softeners, deaerators, make-up tanks, and other selected pressure vessels.
Federal-Mogul's patented Liquid Elastomer Molding (LEM) gaskets are constructed with small engineered elastomeric beads molded onto thin carriers that the company said provide "superior sealing performance" while significantly reducing the size and weight of each fuel cell stack, compared to other molded sealing technologies.