Mechanical pump shaft seals: Importance of O-rings

- Jun 25, 2018-

O-ring, as a part of the mechanical pump shaft seals, is the most important for the pump.


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An O-ring, also known as a packing, or a toric joint, is a mechanical gasket in the shape of a torus; it is a loop of elastomer with a round cross-section, designed to be seated in a groove and compressed during assembly between two or more parts, creating a seal at the interface.


O-rings are essential for all industrial and residential purposes. Because the o-rings prevent leakage of liquids, oils, and water. O-rings are very important to prevent water and oil leakage.

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