Product Article: Convert O-Rings from Imperial Units to Metric Sizes
Select the best suited O-ring for your application: with these simple formulas you can convert inner and outer diameter, cross section, pressure and operating temperature of O-rings from imperial units to metric sizes.
Technical Article: Application Areas of Hydraulic Rod Seals
Here you will find a sampling of hydraulic rod seal solutions for different application areas, the suitable materials as well as types of single or double acting rod seals, including the difference between Turcon® and Zurcon® products from Trelleborg.
Technical Article: How to Prevent Seal Failure
How to prevent hydraulic seal failure with solutions that work according to the functional requirements and proper maintenance: hydraulic sealing solutions from rod and piston seals to scrapers, o-rings as well as rotary and static seals.
Technical Article: Select the correct O-ring size
O-rings are widely used in hydraulics, both for maintenance and new applications across all industries. Read more about the correct size selection of O-Rings and Quad-Rings® (X-Rings) for hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical applications.
Technical Article: Single- or double-acting Piston Seals?
The choice between single-acting vs. double-acting hydraulic seals is crucial since hydraulic cylinder seals are found in machine tools, trucks, tractors and more, so a hydraulic seal will often need to conceal pressure from both sides of the piston.