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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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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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High Temperature Textiles

High temperature textiles fiberglass tapes provide a safe, durable and effective thermal barrier for a wide variety of applications in the manufacture of metals, petroleum, chemicals, glass, paper and wherever flames and extreme heat can be a danger. Key industries where textiles … Continue reading

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O-RING BASICS

Definition An O-ring is a doughnut-shaped object or torus. The opposite sides of an O-ring are squeezed between the walls of the cavity or “gland” into which the O-ring is installed. The resulting zero clearance within the gland provides an … Continue reading

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