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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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Located in Bannockburn, Illinois, Magnum Gaskets was purchased from Modern Silicone Technologies Inc.
For example, the jacketed gasket and ring joint gasket both rely solely on metal-to-metal contact for sealing, resulting in poor performance.
Gaskets & Seals (published 05/2012, 321 pages) is available for $4900 from The Freedonia Group, Inc.
In this study, a method to evaluate the heat transfer through the gasket is presented.
They are already aware some masks are missing the gasket.
Progressive weakening of the gasket itself can be caused by aging and by fatigue due to the continuous application of stress that causes strain.
The Clip-on gasket is principally used with Tranter plate heat exchangers designed for hygienic applications including dairy processing, juice production and in the brewing and distilling markets.
Dispensing an electrically conductive paste or semiliquid material in the precise location where the gasket is needed is a cost-effective method of gasketing for either metal or plastic enclosures.
LIS starts a two-part polymer that is injected through a static mixer into the gasket fill port.
Midway between bolts marks one of the best places to test gasket performance because that's where bolts in assembly exert the least amount of clamping force.
In one case, engineers for a large diesel engine manufacturer were struggling with a front cover gasket that, after years of field failures, continued to present problems.
Previously, the effect of weight fraction of polyaniline on the tensile strength of the composite gasket was studied (3).