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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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In addition the effect of steam on FKM O-rings generated product embrittlement and volume swell, causing surface cracking, reducing tensile strength and leading to premature loss of sealing force and eventual process leakages.
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The company's highly engineered locking oil-tank dipstick system includes a premium dipstick designed for superior measurement clarity and fluorocarbon-based O-rings for durability and resistance to the kind of messy seepage that occurs too often with ordinary dipsticks.
O-rings in FKM and HNBR (peroxide cured) were tested in motor oil simultaneously in the traditional way and with the ALE test.
Unlike elastomeric gaskets and O-rings that may dissolve in C02 media, the reciprocating seal operates effectively at both the low and high pressures inherent in SFC as the media changes from liquid to gas to vapor to supercritical fluid.
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