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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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Corrosion cannot be tolerated at an EMI gasket because it invariably increases interface resistance, reducing the effectiveness of the EMI shield.
A dollop of dried paste that's 100[micro]m in height when trying to print 200[micro]m on a 100[micro]m foil could break the gasket.
* accurately measure the conductivity of a gasket to a level of [+ or -]2 dB over the frequency range of 10 kHz to 18 GHz,
Dana said that Magnum Gaskets will enhance its sealing product offerings and complement the company's Victor Reinzand Glaser global sealing brands.
gasket and seal demand (million dollars) Annual growth 2008 2013 2018 2008- 2013- 2013 2018 Gaskets 2,915 3,480 4,000 3.6 2.8 Seals 4,375 5,260 6,550 3.8 4.5 Total 7,290 8,740 10,550 3.7 3.8
A major improvement came 60 years later Invented in 1976, the camprofile gasket consists of a metal skeleton, with each side grooved and covered with non-metallic sealing materials.
US demand for gaskets and seals is forecast to increase 4.6 percent per annum to $9.6 billion in 2016, a substantially higher growth rate than during the 2006-2011 period.
To estimate the infiltration load through the gasket, the tracer gas method has been used (Tiax Llc 2002).
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.
The result of creep relaxation is loss of thickness of a gasket, which causes compressive load loss, resulting in leakage.
Graphite-encapsulated stainless steel gaskets manufactured by Sealing Corporation ("Selco"), North Hollywood, CA, are designed to slash the high cost of replacement, the manufacturer reports.
The Clip-on gasket is also designed for applications that require frequent gasket replacement as removal and installation is quicker and easier; the gasket groove is easier to clean therefore regasketing can often be completed on site, resulting in less plant down-time.