O-ring


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O-ring

(ō′rĭng′)
n.
A flat ring made of rubber or plastic, used as a gasket.

O-ring

n
(General Engineering) a rubber ring used in machinery as a seal against oil, air, etc

O-ring

(ˈoʊˌrɪŋ)

n.
a ring of pliable material, as rubber or neoprene, used as a gasket.
[1945–50]
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The Parker O-Ring Selector combines a wide range of sealing materials with a calculation platform for O-ring seals.
Expanding our options for the food processing and beverage industries enable us to be a better leader in the O-Ring Industry by making getting the correct O-Rings easy," said Marty Frostad, Owner at The O-Ring Store LLC.
The company says the new O-ring Counterbore WZB 32112 allows for the quick and easy insertion of O-ring grooves in the injection mould.
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To perform BDORT, the person being examined forms an O-ring - a "fairly perfect circle" - by touching the tip of the thumb to the tip of one finger on the same hand.
Unfortunately, the generic part number doesn't apply to all O-rings made by all O-ring manufacturers.
He informed me that he had been taught that cavities with o-rings must be installed quickly, so that the o-ring can "jump" past the water line before it has a chance to expand into the channel and be cut.
After a 1999 emergency landing in Ohio by an A320 that had not had the O-ring fix, the FAA issued an airworthiness directive giving American Airlines 12 months to comply with Airbus' recommendation.
It is helpful to pay particular attention to some basic sealing concepts when selecting a microminiature O-ring.
In an O-ring seal, the material can form a seal between two smooth surfaces, such as flanges, by flowing slightly into microscopic imperfections in the flange and still retain an internally stored force to maintain the seal when opened and closed time after time.
has developed a range of O-ring weld flanges designed to provide a reliable connection to hydraulic reservoirs and other fluid power components.
The centering ring assemblies consist of either an aluminum or stainless steel centering ring, with an integral elastomer O-ring seal.