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O-rings and their uses

O-rings and their uses

O-rings are perfectly circular rubber gaskets with a round section characterized by strict tolerances, both on the diameters and on the section. The O-ring is used to prevent the passage of a fluid, liquid or gas and it performs this function when it is inserted into the appropriate seat.

Limits of use of the O-rings

Limits of use of the O-rings

Factors that can affect the performance of O-rings or decrease their efficiency are working temperatures and operating pressures.