Monday, January 22, 2018

White Papers and Case Studies


Elastomer Failure Modes – PPE

This paper highlights the main Elastomer Failure Modes and suggested corrective actions.  •Compression Set •Pressure Extrusion •Rapid Gas Decompression •Thermal Extrusion/Thermal Expansion •Thermal Degradation •Low...

Design Features in Piping Expansion Joints

This is a paper presented at The American Power Conference. It is a good reference for understanding the incredible performance improvements that can be...

Environmental Award

We are proud of an environmental award we earned from the Fluid Sealing Association and Chemical Engineering magazine for submitting the linked case study on this...

Expansion Joints: Growing The Technology

Advanced materials and innovative technology has transformed a common product into something extraordinary, further raising industry standards. This article was written by Jane Alexander...

Explosive Decompression Resistance of Seals and O-rings

Explosive decompression (ED), also referred to as rapid gas decompression (RGD), is a failure mechanism of elastomer seals which is due to the rapid decompression of...

Effective Sealing For Pumps With Elastomers

Pump engineers have a wide range of sealing options available to them which cater for the diversity of pump applications. In designing pumps and...

Measuring Sour Gas Resistance

Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE) is pleased to present technical data on measuring the Sour Gas resistance of their range of high performance EnDura and Perlast elastomers.

Tips For Improving Performance of Pump Packing

Most centrifugal pumps today have mechanical seals.  However, those pump that still use packing glands instead of mechanical seals require frequent maintenance and are...

Types of Fluoroelastomers Seals for Pump Users: Explained

Aggressive pumping environments can be problematic for pump engineers. On the one hand it’s impossible to design the pump to be resistant to every...

Industrial Vibration Monitoring

When it comes to expensive rotating machinery, there is often a need to identify a problem before it occurs, as catastrophic failures are often...

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