O-ring


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O-ring

A resilient ring used as a gasket in sealing a joint.

O-ring

O-ring
A flat or circular gasket made from synthetic rubber, used as an airtight seal or a seal against high pressures. The ring fits into a groove to form a seal between two parts. O-rings are two-way seals; they seal in either direction.
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Here it says that Cook says it's going to be catastrophic, and here is another guy who says loss of mission, vehicle, and crew [the formal description of what would happen in the event of O-ring failure].
This is very good news for BOMA International members and all owners of buildings containing Central Sprinkler Corporation's O-ring sprinklers," said BOMA International President Larry F.
In application, each of the two factors magnified the impact of the other, resulting in the broken o-ring and subsequent leakage.
Muscle force measurement for the Bi-Digital O-Ring Test using a computerized electro-mechanical system [abstract].
All you will need is a couple of tools and new O-rings, available at DIY centres.
Founded in 2007, The O-Ring Store LLC is a worldwide supplier of O-Rings, Seals and custom kits.
O-ring lead-ins (chamfers) should be 15[degrees] and as wide as the o-ring cross-section.
The merger of our O-ring business with International Seal enables us to provide a broader portfolio of industrial products to customers worldwide," Day said.
During a 1977 test of the rocket motor, Thiokol discovered during a simulated firing of the engine (using pressurized water) that the joint incorporating the O-ring was "opening rather than closing as our original analysis had indicated," according to testimony before the commission by a company official.
After an o-ring is loaded onto the dial fixture, it indexes to the
If needed, place a new O-ring around the exhaust adapter.
Eighty percent of those leaks are due to missing or improper o-ring or tooling installation on the bench or to mold-set practices at the press.