compression seal

compression seal

A material which provides a seal as a result of pressure between the faces of a joint.
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Pilot Robin Richards quickly reduced his altitude to equalise pressure and returned to Jersey, where a fault with a compression seal was found.
Woosnam, owner of a private jet, was flying from his Jersey home to Spain when the oxygen masks dropped, and a fault with a compression seal was found.
Seals - An assortment of compression seal shapes are available.
The Hydro Hat gasket is designed and engineered specifically for sealing the shape of the juncture between two pipes, providing a positive compression seal. The molded Hydro Hat gasket consists of a 3-inch brim seated against the mainline pipe and extends up into the lateral pipe, thus forming the strong seal at the weakest and most critical location in a collection system.
It is related to the loss of sealing force in a compression seal. It is obviously desirable for a seal to maintain a high outward force with the surfaces with which it is in contact in order to prevent profuse leaks during service.
A hydrophilic material placed between the main liner and the lateral liner swells in the presence of water forming a flexible long-term compression seal that is compatible with all commercially available main lining liner products.
By incorporating a compression seal, the device can be mounted from the outside of a liquid storage tank.
This was a 16-inch which utilized the second smaller seal tube, however, the seal cartridge was revised to utilize a compression seal rather than the inflatable seal used in the first three operations.