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Aircraft engine component

O-ring elastomeric seals

Lubricant formulators ensure the balance between low and high swelling is maintained and that oil additives have minimal effects on elastomer embrittlement. The significant formulation variation permissible within typical elastomer specifications makes this more difficult.

See how O-ring size, shape and standards; manufacturing; sealing and swelling; and reaching equilibrium can impact mechanical strength.

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11/15/2016

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