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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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These industries use gaskets and seals to adhere to EPA guidelines as the products help to prevent the leakage of oil, air, steam, and other fluids through pipes, boilers, and other equipment.
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.
In addition, the company says, the coated gasket has proven itself in OEM testing and nearly three years of vehicle testing.
At room temperature, the gasket can provide 300 psi of initial sealing force before it is completely cured.
Critical to the success of the microwave welding process is the ability of the gasket to absorb electromagnetic energy, which has a complex relation to the electrical properties and geometry of the gasket.
The acquisition was announced jointly by Chuck Keeley, president, CGR Products; and Doug Ginter, president, EG Gasket & Supply.
It requires an understanding of the latest sealing products and the manufacturing techniques to create custom gasket products for the industrial marketplace.
A number of M40A1/M42A2 masks have gone to the field with the side voicemitter port gasket missing.
A metal-to-metal stop controls gasket compression and prevents overtightening while minimizing ferrule movement.
The MULTI-SWELL, self-loading general service gasket creates its own load when it comes into contact with water, virtually eliminating the most common cause of gasket failure--insufficient load.