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Focus On Shaping A New Future

The challenges over the first 6 months of 2020 have put a heavy burden on many leaders and their teams.  It’s been fits and starts.  Just when you think things are getting better and moving forward, things change again.  It … Continue reading

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2 Main Factors that Influence the Sealing Potential of a Spiral Wound Gasket

Spiral wound gaskets, from their inception in the early 20th century, have become a main stay in the fluid sealing industry.  Off the shelf spiral wound gaskets are built to fit standard ASME B 16.5 flanges and applications. And are … Continue reading

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5 Characteristics of Flexible Graphite

  Graphite – A Little Background Graphite was first discovered in Cumbria, North England at the beginning of the sixteenth century. From it’s discovery – graphite has been useful. First it was used to mark sheepskins by shepherds wanting to … Continue reading

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Leading Through Uncertain times

It’s no joke.  We are living through some of the most uncertain and unsettling times many of us have ever experienced.  And it’s also no joke that the burden for leaders to, well lead, is needed now as much as … Continue reading

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Four States Gasket COVID-19 Update

Dear Valued Customer. We at Four States Gasket & Rubber want to let all our customers know that we are taking all government and local precautions regarding the COVID-19 virus. Keeping our employees, customers and communities safe and healthy is … Continue reading

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