Artificial Lift:

Pumping for Longer

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Engineered Solutions for Smart Appliances with LSR Processing
June 1, 2016

The Research and Markets Institute (researchandmarkets.com) projects the global household appliances industry to reach an estimated value of US$ 324.2 […]

Artificial Lift: Pumping for Longer
March 17, 2016

Over time the internal pressure of oil wells drops and various methods and systems are incorporated to invigorate flow.  When […]

Design Considerations for Subsea Valve Stem Seals
February 17, 2016

Valve design in general is a very broad subject, so in order to offer design considerations it is necessary to […]

LSR for Added Value Industrial Applications
December 12, 2015

With global engineering and production facilities, state of-the-art cleanrooms and advanced automated processes, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions already offers its medical […]

NORSOK M-710 Sealing Material Qualification
November 3, 2015

The NORSOK M-710 specification underlines the need for oilfield equipment OEMs to achieve higher levels of quality and compatibility for […]

Ultra Low Temperature RGD Resistant FFKM Material
September 20, 2015

Perfluoroelastomer (FFKM) elastomers offer exceptional thermal stability, outstanding long-term compression set and almost universal chemical compatibility – delivering long life […]

FFKM Sealing Solutions for Pharma & Biotech OEMs
July 16, 2015

Isolast® perfluoroelastomers (FFKMs) combine the resilience and sealing force of an elastomer with the chemical inertness and thermal stability of […]

Central Tire Inflation Sealing Systems
May 17, 2015

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has developed a unique engineered seal– specifically for use within Central Tire Inflation systems. Turcon® Roto L is […]

Low Friction Sealing for Long Life Hydraulic Cylinder Applications
March 18, 2015

Modern machinery, equipment and motors fitted with hydraulic cylinders are becoming more powerful, which means that the hydraulic systems therein […]

Motorsport Design Considerations for Rotary Shaft Seals
January 22, 2015

Motorsport has long been viewed as a test bed for new technology and product development for road vehicles. The tremendous […]

Matching Elastomer Seals to Biofuel Applications
December 4, 2014

As the world attempts to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, biofuels are now a reality.  Brazil and the U.S. […]

HP/HT Requirements Drive Subsea Sealing Technology
December 1, 2014

Andrew Longdon, UK technical manager, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, discusses why unconventional oil well exploration and processing is driving subsea sealing […]

Shortening the Design Process through FEA (Pt 2)
November 21, 2014

New developments in sealing technology require the use of advanced design techniques, and a complete solution requires pre-processing, solution and […]

Shortening the Design Process through FEA (Pt 1)
November 20, 2014

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software is used to create computer-generated models of materials or design components. These are then subjected virtually […]

High-Temperature Polyurethane Sealing Material
October 14, 2014

Polyurethane (PU) materials offer outstanding wear, extrusion and abrasion resistance with good elasticity and low compression set.

NORSOK M-710 Approved HNBR Sealing Material
September 27, 2014

XploR™ H9T20 HNBR Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (HNBR) elastomers offer exceptional mechanical performance (high modulus / high strength), good abrasion […]

NORSOK M-710 Approved FKM Sealing Material
September 14, 2014

XploR™ FKM RGD Resistant Elastomers Fluoroelastomers (FKM) offer exceptional mechanical performance (high modulus / high strength), low long-term compression set […]

NORSOK M-710 Approved FFKM Sealing Material
September 2, 2014

Isolast® XploR™ J9513 Perfluoroelastomer (FFKM) elastomers offer exceptional mechanical performance (high modulus / high strength), outstanding long-term compression set and […]

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