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Seals and Surface Misalignment

Seals and Surface Misalignment

Many operating parameters influence the design, performance and durability of a dynamic seal. Here we outline some key factors centred on misalignment.

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Running Surface vs Seal Performance

Running Surface vs Seal Performance

How is a seal's performance affected by due considerations on the texture and hardness of surface finishes?

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New Additions to R&D Centre of Excellence

New Additions to R&D Centre of Excellence

FTL Technology's new dynamic test rig strengthens position as an R&D Centre of Excellence for sealing technology.

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FTL Technology’s Core Capabilities

FTL Technology’s Core Capabilities

Here’s a breakdown of all our core capabilities and why we should be your leading choice when it comes to problem-solving...

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Top Engineering Expos, Shows & Conferences of 2019

Top Engineering Expos, Shows & Conferences of 2019

Here’s our list of key engineering expos, shows and conferences in 2019.

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What is Pipeline Pigging and How Does it Work?

What is Pipeline Pigging and How Does it Work?

What exactly is pipeline pigging, why is it important & what are common challenges engineers face?

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The Ultimate Engineers Checklist For New Application & Replacing Seals

The Ultimate Engineers Checklist For New Application & Replacing Seals

The 30th October marks National Checklist Day, an opportunity to appreciate the value of checklists, and how they can maximise productivity and opportunities.

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What are PTFE Compounds?

What are PTFE Compounds?

Expert guide to PTFE compounds; their properties, the industries that use them and PTFE shaft seals.

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Guide to PTFE Shaft Seal HN2390

Guide to PTFE Shaft Seal HN2390

When it comes to PTFE shaft seals, there are two standard ranges available in short lead times. What is the HN2390 seal, which industries and applications does it cover and what are its advantages?

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Global Day of the Engineer

Global Day of the Engineer

Today we celebrate the second annual Global Day of the Engineer, bringing together the international engineering community to recognise their accomplishments.

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What is the Difference Between Rotary, Static and Reciprocating Seals?

What is the Difference Between Rotary, Static and Reciprocating Seals?

FTL's engineers take a closer look at Rotary, Static and Reciprocating Seals, and showcase the features and benefits of each.

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4 Steps to High Performance Packing

4 Steps to High Performance Packing

Effective packing is critical to the delivery of peak performance for operators of valves, pumps and a wide range of other sealing applications. At FT…

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