Fluid Power Seals Engineering/Material Guidelines

Fluid Power Seals Engineering/Material Guidelines

Fluid Power Seals Engineering/Material Guidelines


Description

Parker’s selection of products is the broadest offering in the industry for hydraulic and pneumatic sealing
systems. Table 3-1 in the downloadable PDF provides “General Application Guidelines” to help define possible differences between light, medium and heavy duty applications.

This guide includes the following tables:

  • General application guidelines
  • Typical pressure ratings for standard seal compounds in reciprocating applications at 160°F
  • Factors influencing seal wear
  • Installation Chamfer, Gland Radius, and Taper
  • Surface Finish Guidelines
  • Seal installation lubricants
  • Seal cross section vs. diameter installation guide
  • Typical Physical Properties: Thermoplastics — Elastomers
  • Typical Physical Properties: Thermoplastics — Engineered Resins
  • Typical Physical Properties — Thermoset Elastomers
  • Typical Physical Properties — PTFE
  • Typical Application Ranges & Recommendations — Rubber Energizers for PTFE fluid power seals
  • Typical Application Ranges & Recommendations — Back-up rings for PTFE fluid power seals
  • Standard vs. Optional materials for PTFE fluid power seal profiles
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